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

University of Greenwich
London, Great Britain
4 Years

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 (pre/settled status, 3 years + with permanent address): £9,250
• Placement year fees: £1,000

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Foundation Year
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Applicants with professional qualifications and/or four years of full-time work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Apolytirion with grade 17 in English.
  • University of Greenwich English Language Test (OIETC): Overall grade B2+ with B2 in each skill.

Important Information:

  • If your English language qualification is below the standard requirements listed above, you may be eligible for our online pre-sessional English (PSE) programme.
  • If you do not currently hold an IELTS and think you might need a pre-sessional English programme to reach the required level, you can also take the University's English Language Test (UOGELT). If you do not achieve the required score for direct entry, you will be eligible to study our online pre-sessional course using your UOGELT result.


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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