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Business Computing (with Placement Year)
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Business Computing (with Placement Year)

University of Greenwich
On campus
 2959 Points
4 Years
Apply date
May 2024
Start date
Sep 2024

Program Description

With our degree in business computing, you will learn how computing and information systems fit into business structures and functions, and how computer systems are developed. You will also gain the skills needed to design and build systems to meet modern business needs. Popular career options for business computing graduates include IT management and support, consultancy and project management.

This course is accredited by The British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for Information Technology. Once you graduate, you'll meet the academic requirements to register as a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP).


• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250

• Placement year fees: £1,000

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Year 1

Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Computer Systems and Internet Technologies (15 credits)
Database System Development (15 credits)
Programming Foundations (15 credits)
Web Database Systems (15 credits)
Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits)
Logical Foundations (15 credits)

Year 2

Core modules:
Information Analysis (15 credits)
Information Visualisation (15 credits)
Professional Project Management (15 credits)
Agile Development with SCRUM (15 credits)
Operations Management (30 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.
Web Technologies (30 credits)
Application Development (15 credits)
Principles of Security (15 credits)
Network and Operating Systems (15 credits)
User Interface Design (15 credits)

Placement Year

Work Placement Course - CMS

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:
International Management and Organisational Functions (30 credits)
Final Year Projects (60 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:
Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)
Database Management and Administration (15 credits)
Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)
Information and Content Management (15 credits)
Human Computer Interaction and Design (15 credits)
Computing Education Placement (15 credits)
Requirements Management (15 credits)


Graduates can expect to work as independent consultants or in teams with other computer professionals to build and support modern computing systems.

Popular career options for business computing graduates include:

  • IT management and support
  • consultancy and project management
  • internet and e-commerce applications

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