**This course develops your ability to work at the interface between IT and business. It combines a study of the fundamental aspects of IT applications and processes with an exploration of the key issues determining business profitability and sustainability. Alongside core modules, you will be able to choose from a wide range of business and computing modules.** The course has been designed as an ideal preparation for a wide range of IT and management careers, such as consultancy, systems analyst or business analyst. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills, work on live client projects through our Media Lab (our student-led software consultancy), start up your own consultancy business through the Business School’s Incubator or get talent spotted through our annual Computing Showcase. - You will be taught by business and system development professionals specialising in the application of new technologies (such as social media, cyber security, e-business, data analytics and big data) in business. - Option to take a 1-year paid placement, engage in client-based consultancy projects or develop software for clients through the Business School’s Media Lab (our student led-software house). - Option to start your own consultancy business through the Business School’s Incubator. - Potential to progress onto the Business School’s MBA or DBA. - 24/7 access to excellent IT facilities, including dedicated PC and mac labs featuring industry-standard software. - The course has been designed in consultation with employers, aligned with industry standards (ACM, BCS, IEEE), and taught by experienced computing professionals.