BSc Computing with Management
UCAS code: G4N1
With a year in Europe: G4NF
With a year in Industry: G4NG
Entry requirements: BBB (300 UCAS points), with GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C.
Duration (years): Three
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This degree is BCS accredited for CITP.
The degree is offered in conjunction with the School of Management at the University of Leicester. It responds to demands from many organisations and companies from all sectors of the economy for graduates who have a good understanding of management techniques in addition to a strong technical background in IT.
This degree programme provides coverage of software engineering techniques - you will learn how to understand customer requirements; specify, design and code a computer solution; and test and release your solution to your customer. You may learn state-of-the-art technologies, including Java, XML, PHP, C++, C# and .NET and modern programming development environments such as Eclipse. Our development of software engineering includes technical modelling techniques such as UML, and business concepts such as project management. We also teach you the way software development fits in the wider context of business and organisational processes.
We teach you about database information systems, the fundamentals of web and internet technologies, and how web and information systems interact.
Topics that build upon these subjects can include further web technologies, distributed systems and applications, and software quality.
These subjects are combined with modules aimed at developing an understanding of management techniques and theories, organisations, and business.
Modules unique to this degree cover Foundations of Management, Introduction to Marketing, Managing Organisations, and Human Resources. There is a range of level three options covering Strategy, International Business, Ethics, and more.
- You will acquire an academic education and training in computing that includes both fundamental concepts and state-of-the-art trends, and also provides you a good indication of the breadth of the subject.
- You will learn a wide range of skills pertaining to the analysis, design, specification, implementation, testing and documentation of computer software systems.
- Your intellectual development will be stimulated and you will develop powers of critical analysis, skills in problem solving, written communication, and presentation.
- You will acquire experience of both team-based and individual project work.
- You will develop skills that will enhance your employment prospects, especially in the IT industry or other numerate disciplines.
- Teach you the fundamentals of business and management.
- Develop skills that will allow you to interact with and fulfil roles of a more managerial nature within organisations.
- Raise your expertise and understanding to a point where you could embark upon postgraduate study in business studies, management and computing.