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Business and Management and Computing BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Business Management and Computing provides you with an full understanding of the fundamentals of business whilst allowing you to further explore the interactions of organisations, employees and other stakeholders via their digital engagement via the computing elements. In addition to exploring software, hardware and computing techniques an emphasis of this degree is to explore the human-computer interaction elements of business and computing with a focus on effective development and management.

You’ll explore concepts and theories in organisational behaviour, strategy, operations and human resource management as well as understanding the development and successful implementation of technology to solve a wide range of business and societal problems.

The interaction of business and computing is highly dynamic and this innovative environment and focus will broaden your contemporary knowledge of industry developments as they happen and expand your knowledge and competence in areas that might include artificial intelligence, computer game development, human-computer interaction and cyber security.

Why study Business Management and Computing at Aberystwyth University?

Upon completion of this degree you will possess a broad understanding of management in practice, an in-depth knowledge of trade and commerce in both the public and private sector, and a solid grasp for the complexity of management challenges and the combined impact of the economic, financial, human and legal issues that leaders encounter.

The Business Management degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the benefit for you is that upon graduation you will be eligible for exemptions when undertaking future professional accreditation. Additionally, the computing element of this course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which allows you to develop the skills needed to solve complex problems that include analysis, design, solution choice and implementation.

This recognition from the various professional bodies demonstrates the teaching quality of the two academic departments ensuring that you graduate with the best possible degree, a component that Aberystwyth University leverages in it's aim to have exceptional teaching and learning excellence.

Students on this course will have the opportunity to experience dedicated Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers and to robotic equipment including Arduinos, mobile robots and sailing robots.

Employability

The BSc Business Management and Computing provides an excellent foundation for a professional career in business, management or computing. Aberystwyth Business School offers a dedicated consultancy/employability focussed module where students competitively apply to become members of a team of consultants for a company within a chosen industry.

Our graduates are in varied professional careers and some of the key industries include investment banking, risk management, insurance and underwriting. Similarly our graduates highly-sought in more general management positions that include retail management, the public sector, the NHS, distribution and logistics management.

You will graduate with a wide range of business and computing skills to enable you to work in a variety of roles including systems analyst, software engineer, management or IT consultant. You could choose to work in the business, public or the not for profit sector and recent graduates have gone on to work for BAE Systems, Barclays, Experian, Microsoft and the Ministry of Defence.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    123 56%

    61st

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    70th

    50

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