401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
=77 th
Young University Rankings 2016
76-100 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Aston Triangle, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7ET, United Kingdom

Business Computing and IT - Aston University

**Course description** Our four-year BSc Computing and Information Technology (IT) course, with an integrated placement year, meets the needs of students interested in pursuing a career working in business where IT business management support and consultancy, as well as advice, is involved. The course will develop your IT knowledge, giving you the skills needed to provide organisations with consultative support, strategic direction and technological insight. IT is vital to the management and communication of information in the modern business environment, and effective business computing requires managers with knowledge of human and managerial issues in addition to technical considerations. You’ll learn about the relationship between technical knowledge and human design, understanding the complex role of IT in business and how it can be used to drive change for competitive advantage. Our recent graduates have been successful in securing roles at well-known companies such as Thomson Reuters, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank and the Bank of England in roles including Product Manager, SAP Supply Chain Consultant, Business Analyst and Developer. **Key course benefits** • As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area • Learn the key skills to bridge the gap between business and IT, using technology to solve key business problems • Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018) **Course details** - Year 1 – You will study a range of topics, designed to give you a solid foundation for your business degree. - Year 2 – From the second year onwards your studies focus on business computing and IT and will involve ‘hands-on’ work with spreadsheets, databases, simulations and knowledge-based systems. You’ll study systems analysis and decision support, effective management consultancy and the management of IT resources within a business. - Year 3 – You will undertake a professional placement or may choose an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students. - Year 4 – During your final year you’ll study a range of core and optional modules, giving you the opportunity to specialise in a project that matches your interests. Subject areas will include Management Consultancy, Market Research, Supply Chain Management and e-Commerce Theory and Practice.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-18
  • Location
    Main Site,BirminghamUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £15,250