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This programme will provide you with a technical and business education required for modern digital and computing businesses. Goldsmiths’ creative approach uniquely prepares you for the modern creative technologies and digital media industries. Why study BSc Business Computing & Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths?
- You’ll be hands-on from the start of the course, working in teams to develop digital solutions for real-world problems, from apps to websites.
- You won’t just learn about programming and software. We’ll get you job ready by teaching you what it takes to succeed in the digital industries, from project management to creating a business plan.
- We encourage you to be creative, independent and flexible in your work, attributes that are vital to the modern technology industry.
- An optional placement year between your second and final year of study gives you the chance to gain valuable work experience and build a network of contacts. You’ll be responsible for securing a placement, but we can help you through the process.
- The course culminates in a final project which brings together all the skills you’ve learnt. This is something you can present to future employers to showcase your abilities.
This degree aims to provide you with a detailed understanding of the concepts and techniques of business computing. In achieving this, a further aim is to equip you with the skills to design, develop and deploy software systems for business and organisations. You'll be equipped with the fundamental skills to become a professional working in all areas relating to computing and digital businesses. The programme will provide you with a clear view of the whole process of real world software creation, from technical details of design and development to the business aspects of entrepreneurship and project management. At all stages you will be encouraged to be creative and independent in your work, attributes that are vital to the modern technology industry that combines computing, media and entrepreneurship.
You’ll be assessed by a variety of methods, depending on your module choices. These include coursework, examinations, group work and projects. If you opt for an industrial placement year, your placement tutor will assess your work. If you complete the placement year successfully, you earn the endorsement 'with work experience' on your degree certificate.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB||If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based A-level, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE Mathematics/Economics/Statistics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based A-level (or equivalent), you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE Mathematics/Economics/Statistics.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits||Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject specific modules. If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based A-level equivalent, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE Mathematics/Economics/Statistics.|
|Scottish Higher||BBBBC||If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based Higher, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE Mathematics/Economics/Statistics.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||BBC||If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based Advanced Higher, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE Mathematics/Economics/Statistics or equivalent.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||33 points||With three Higher Level subjects at 655. If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based Higher Level, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics/Economics/Statistics .|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2||If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based Higher Level, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics/Economics/Statistics.|
If you don't have a Science or Mathematics-based A-level or equivalent, you should normally have at least Grade B at GCSE Mathematics/Economics/Statistics.
English language requirements
If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 no element lower than 5.5 to study this programme.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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