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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing & IT and Business (W42-CITB)

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Course summary

This is one of several subject combinations available in our Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject (W42). With this diploma, you can specialise in an area of computing and IT and combine it with business, dividing your time equally between subjects. Computing and business have become closely intertwined throughout the world of work. You will gain insight into all facets of the world of business: markets, organisations, processes, strategies, policies and decision making. You can choose the focus for your studies in computing & IT, selecting from computer science, digital technologies, networking, software development or web development. On completion of this diploma, you'll have the knowledge and skills to take part in the management and execution of computer-related projects in a business setting. Key features of the course

  • Offers a 50:50 split between computing & IT and business
  • Provides a choice of computing & IT topics to focus on
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study

Modules

This diploma of higher education has two stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with two 30-credit computing & IT modules followed by a 60-credit business module. In Stage 2, you’ll study 60 credits in a specific area of computing & IT and complete your diploma with a second 60-credit business module.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13848 Whole course
International £13848 Whole course
England £13848 Whole course
Channel Islands £13848 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4416 Whole course
Scotland £4512 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13296 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Computing & IT and Business (W42-CITB) at Open University - UCAS