University of Northampton

Business Computing (Systems) University of Northampton Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The University of Northampton

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Business Computing (Systems) is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment in Information Technology.

By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:

  • If you join us, you will experience student life at the University’s new £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more.

  • Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).

  • Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

  • Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd.

The Northampton Employment Promise

  • In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that If you pass your HND and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.

✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information

Course details

Modules

STAGE 1:

• Digital Footprint

• Software Engineering 1

• Computer Systems

• Web Development

• Problem Solving and Programming

• Databases 1

STAGE 2:

• Web Programming

• Quality and User-Centred Systems

• Service Management

• Group Project

• Databases 2

• Service Management

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Assessment method

You will be assessed on theory and practice through:

• practical implementations

• reports

• essays

• presentations

• examinations

Most modules are designed to develop problem solving techniques and interpersonal skills and many provide the opportunity for group work.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 205G
Institution code N38
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level DEE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma M: 0 credits
P: 45 credits
Scottish Higher BCC or CCCC
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal P3, P3, P3
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H4, H4, H4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or equivalent is required. Please note Key Skills or Functional Skills qualifications and their equivalents are not accepted.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Northampton
The University of Northampton
Waterside Campus
University Drive
Northampton
NN1 5PH


Course contact details

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0300 303 2772