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Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Computing with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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Do you want to learn about business and computing, but you’re not sure if you qualify for university study? Arden’s BA (Hons) Business & Computing Degree is available to study with an integrated Foundation Year. Beginning with a year of academic foundational study, this programme is perfect to prepare you for success at the Undergraduate level. The foundation year will equip you with the essential skills needed to embark on your Undergraduate Degree in Business and Computing, including basic numeracy, academic and research skills, as well as IT and Business topics. You’ll develop a broad understanding of business and computing activity through our Distance Learning model, focussing on the influence of key concepts to achieve an organisation’s strategic objective. Study modern modules which cover topics like Computer Technology, Information Systems in Organizations and Understanding the Business Environment, giving you knowledge which applies to a career across a range of sectors and industries. We offer this Degree with an integrated Foundation Year to give you the skills you need to succeed at university study. If you like to stay ahead of the curve and analyse the latest technologies in computing and leading business theories, then this online Business & Computing Degree course is the one for you. Arden University will equip you with the skills to use a range of data sources and tools to improve performance and to evaluate a range of computer tech to meet the requirements of complex business problems. You will also investigate and work with a range of case studies to expand and apply your knowledge in a practical setting. Modules Foundation Year Modules Developing Academic Skills Using Numeracy, Data & IT Research Skills and Using Information Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively Structure of Business Technology in Organisations Year 2 Effective Interdisciplinary Study Computer Technology Information Systems in Organisations Understanding the Business Environment Principles of Marketing People in Organisations Year 3 Research Ethics in Action Data Communications Quality Systems in IT Strategic Information Systems Managing Across Cultures Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Year 4 Current Trends in Networking Management in IT Contemporary Management Issues International Management Research Planning & Project Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change. Assessments Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include: Assignments Essays Presentations Case studies Portfolios of work Exams To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies, Arden will provide you with feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real-life settings.

Course details


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:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Candidates for our online Business & Computing Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account: Your motivation for undertaking the programme Relevant work experience Prior qualifications References If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://arden.ac.uk/our-courses/distance-learning/undergraduate/foundation-year-entry-degrees/ba-hons-business-and-computing-foundation-degree


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £18000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £18000 Whole course
Scotland £18000 Whole course
Wales £18000 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee per level: £4,500 Total fee: £18,000
Business and Computing with Foundation Year at Arden University - UCAS