BSc (Hons) Business Computing (with Foundation Year) (Sandwich)

Develop an attractive mix of skills, a strong network and practical experience that will prepare you brilliantly for a career in computing, web, data analytics or marketing.

Why study business computing?

Businesses need good IT people - and that means people who understand the technology, but also how to apply it to real business challenges.

Web, programming and data analysis are all important strands. So is data analytics, with businesses increasingly using it for consumer research, marketing and social media.

Having a solid base of IT knowledge across all these areas, with a relevant mix of business skills thrown in, will put you in a strong position for current and emerging roles in the digital industry.

Why UWE Bristol?

BSc(Hons) Business Computing teaches you the fundamentals of computer science, with a particular focus on applying different technologies to the needs of businesses.

Gain core knowledge of programming, web development, databases and information systems, as well as technical skills in data manipulation and software design. Learn about data analytics, and specialise in aspects of marketing, business or advanced computer science topics. Develop broader skills employers value in IT professionals, from teamwork and leadership to problem-solving and project management.

Supported by UWE Bristol's engineering and computing partner employers, this course is strongly rooted in industry. Guest lecturers from businesses will regularly share their insights with you, and you'll have the chance to work on live briefs to apply what you learn to actual business scenarios. Depending on where you want to specialise, work placements are available in a choice of organisations.

Where can it take me?

As a graduate, you'll have a strong mix of computing and data analytics skills within a business environment.

This will put you in an excellent position for a wide range of IT-focused careers including business analyst, software developer, data analyst and marketing analyst, to name a few.

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  • Compulsory modules
  • Computational Thinking and Practice
  • Information Practitioner Foundations
  • Creative Technology Studies
  • Web Foundations
  • Compulsory modules
  • IT Practice: Skills, Models and Methods
  • Information Technology
  • Business Applications
  • Understanding Organisations and People (Marketing, Events and Tourism)
  • Understanding Business and Financial Information (Business, International and Management)
  • Compulsory modules
  • Data, Schemas and Applications
  • IT Practice: Collaborative Project
  • Foundation of Business Analytics
  • Options modules
  • Object-Oriented Systems Development
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Planning and Practice
  • Advanced Topics in Web Development
  • Technical Writing and Editing
  • You'll complete a placement learning module
  • Compulsory modules
  • Software Development Project or Information Systems Dissertation
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • Security Management in Practice
  • Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing and Digital Media
  • Sustainable Business and Computing
  • Options modules
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Digital Marketing Communication
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Professional Development
  • £15,850 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    5 Years


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024
    • September 2025

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time