Become a leader of people and projects by completing a degree that consistently receives excellent ratings in the National Student Survey. You develop a solid background in the commercial applications of technology and gain good general business skills, enabling you to pursue a broad choice of careers. **Technical excellence** You join a department that is a SAS Student Academy and the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for SAP solutions. Our expertise will help you learn to manage and develop the technological solutions of the future. You also have the opportunity to gain certification in industry standard qualifications such as Prince 2®, to complement your degree. You cover topics that help you build computer infrastructure, manage data, build social media solutions. **Business excellence** Our offer to you is a unique blend of support that combines the business acumen of Sheffield Business School and the technical competence of the Department of Computing. You learn the fundamentals of business management and have the opportunity to develop skills including teamwork, communication, problem solving and creativity across a vibrant and innovative teaching programme. Your experience is enhanced by guest speakers and other industry experts. **Links to industry** Our business engagement and employability programme, the Venture Matrix™, enables you to work with real companies throughout your degree. We ensure that you have the knowhow to secure a great placement year in industry. **Course community** Emphasis is placed on you having a great student experience. Your working environment is modern and sophisticated, after a recent £3m IT upgrade. During the first two years of study you work in the same small seminar group, so that you make friends on your course from day one. We have a good gender balance. Our current students regularly create events and activities to help you get to know each other. You can also expect to gain life experiences from your peers through an active mentoring programme. **Awards** Dedicated tutors on this course have won student-nominated inspirational teaching awards. The Venture Matrix™ programme won the prestigious National Enterprise Educator's award and our students have also won the IBM Universities Business Challenge. **Placements and work experience** You can learn to apply your studies in the workplace on a paid national or international placement with organisations such as • IBM • BMW • Mercedes-Benz • Xerox • Texas Instruments. These placements are a great opportunity to gain experience and new skills, and they may lead to a job after graduation. You can also earn up to £22,000.