BSc Business Computing
Computing has grown over the past 40 years or so to now play a key role in business. No aspect of business – from payroll and advertising to sales and purchasing – has been left untouched by IT.
As new ways of using technology have emerged, both in software and hardware, the demands and challenges on computing by businesses have also grown. Qualified graduates with the skills and ability to meet these demands are needed by industry – and by providing graduates with cutting edge expertise in business computing it will allow us to confront the many challenges that lie ahead.
Brunel’s Business Computing course will expose you to the foundations, theory and practical aspects of business technologies. On this Business Computing BSc programme you will gain a thorough understanding of how information technology and computer-based systems help businesses. Through a mixture of theory and ‘real world’ practice, you will learn how to assess organisational problems and to create the best computing solutions to solve business needs.
As you progress through the course you will be able to continue with general business computing or to specialise in your final year. You can choose from the following specialist options: eBusiness, Human-Computer Interaction or Social Media.
This course aims to make you knowledgeable about computing in industrial and commercial organisations, equipping you to assess what computing solution is required in specific circumstances.
This course offers 3 elective specialisation areas: eBusiness, Human Computer Interaction, Social Media.
- Level 1 Group Project Lectures and Tutorials
- Introductory Programming
- Data and Information
- Information Systems and Organisations
- Logic and Computation
- Graduate Development
- Level 2 Group Project
- Software Development and Management
- Usability Engineering
- Business Analysis and Process Modelling
- ICTs in Society
- Business Computing Project
- Software Project Management
- Advanced Topics in Business Computing
- Optional Module:
- Human Computer Interaction
- Social Media
Every kid coming out of Harvard, every kid coming out of school now thinks he can be the next Mark Zuckerberg, and with these new technologies like cloud computing, he actually has a shot.
Our graduates have a wide range of careers open to them. The industry’s major companies all have openings for well-qualified personnel. Students with ‘sandwich’ experience are particularly in demand for the better graduate appointments.
Recent graduates have gone on to work for well-known companies and organisations including:
- Anderson Consulting
- British Airways
- British Telecom
- The Meteorological Office
- Morgan Stanley
As a good honours graduate you may also be able to study for a higher degree in one of our research areas – such as information systems/machine interface, simulation modelling and software engineering.
Entry Requirements (International Students)
- Secondary School Diploma Overall Grade 70% over 100%.
- English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 (min 5.5 in all bands)
- 2 Academic Reference Letters
- Statement of Purpose (Motivation Letter)
- Bachelor in Business Computing
- £ 15,750 per year
- 3 years
- London Campus
- Language Requirement: IELTS 6.5
- January - September