Business Technology (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. Digital technologies continue to revolutionise business processes and practices. You develop modern computing and business skills to consider a range of technological enablers that give businesses a competitive edge. Pairing business expertise with technology can be a powerful combination in a business oriented career. Business Technology allows you to identify business challenges, find technological solutions, manage technology projects and services, build defences against cyber attacks, and analyse business data. This is reinforced by a good understanding of modern professional business practices and the inherent security, ethical, legal, social, and professional issues when using digital technologies. A fundamental activity within business technology is analysing existing business processes and bringing about improvements using technology. The skills you gain are highly sought after by employers and build a strong foundation for working in industry. You develop your consulting skills to advise clients on how to best utilise technology to meet their business objectives, overcome problems and increase productivity. Top reasons to study this course 1. British Computer Society (BCS) academic membership: get free BCS membership to accelerate your career path with CV builder tools, e-learning courses, mentorship programmes, jobs boards and volunteering opportunities. 2. Industry links: work on live industry briefs, competitions and hackathons with companies including Cisco, Cubic Transportation Systems, Sage, TUI, Atombank, HMRC and Waterstons. 3. State-of-the-art facilities: learn in industry-standard computing labs with specialist equipment used to undertake development projects and build innovative prototypes. 4. Career-ready: our ExpoSeries of events allow you to showcase your skills to industry professionals who are seeking to recruit new and rising talent. After the course: The combination of academic study and intensive practical work prepares you for specialist roles such as systems analysis, IT consultant, data analytics, digital business executive, user support and systems development. Our computing students go into a range of careers, both nationally and globally, in industries including power, avionics and pharmaceuticals, and for companies including Cisco, HMRC, Accenture and Durham Police.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Any combination of level 3 qualifications - each application is considered on a case-by-case basis.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000* Year 1
International £14000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Business Technology (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS