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BA (Hons)Business Computing

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Course code G402
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Strong themes in this programme include the management of IT within an organisation, project management of computing projects, security issues in computer and business systems, and the deployment of computing systems at an enterprise level. The programme provides a good understanding of modern business organisations, structures and business functions, which are incorporated within core course from the Business School, as well as the role that computing and computing information systems play in them. It will enable you to understand how computer systems are developed and will train you to design and build systems to meet real business needs. It also focuses on the integration of computer systems and their interaction with the business process.

This programme will help you to develop the personal and professional skills needed to communicate and work effectively with those around you, whether they are computing or business professionals. In addition, the broad-based approach allows a flexible learning experience as you can select individual courses in various related areas, such as information systems and business-oriented computing.

The aims of the programme are:

To educate you broadly in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing in the business environment
To promote awareness of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a business computing environment.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Computer Programming (30 credits)
Systems Building (30 credits)
Communication Systems(15 credits)
Computer Systems and Internet Technologies (15 credits)

Year 2

Value Chain Management (30 credits)
Systems Development Project (30 credits)
Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits)
Web Database Applications (15 credits)
Principles of Security (15 credits)
One option from;Database Application Technologies ; Information Analysis (15 credits)

Final Year

Project (60 credits)
Development Frameworks and Methods (15 credits)
Information and Content Management(15 credits)
One or two options from: User Interface Design (15);Database Engineering (15);Data Warehousing (15); Information Technology Planning(15); Interaction Design (15); Database Management and Administration (15); Information and Knowledge Management (15); Information Systems Management(15);Computing Education and Communications (30); International Business (30) (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates can find employment in many computing areas in business, such as IT management and support, business computing consultancy, project management and Internet and e-commerce applications.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States