Leeds Beckett University

Computing for Business Leeds Beckett University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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At a time when big business is increasingly relying on technology, companies are eager to employ skilled graduates who understand computing technology and know how it can be used to help businesses succeed. This course will enhance your computing expertise and technical skills while developing your awareness of the business environment, putting you at an advantage in today’s competitive jobs market.

You will begin by studying the fundamentals of computing before investigating in your second year how businesses use computer systems and technology. In your final year, you will focus on key industry themes, including IT strategy, emerging technologies and managing change. A choice of option modules will allow you to hone the technical skills you will need to deal with a wide range of business problems.

Throughout the course, you will enhance your employability by learning a range of key competencies, including building websites, designing information systems and writing code to generate reports that will allow you to make strategic predictions for businesses. Learning how to communicate information and ideas clearly and in a compelling way will be an important element of the course. Coupled with proven skills in data and information analysis, you will graduate with the confidence and ability to shape business decisions at the highest level.

Course details

Modules

  • Year 1 Core Modules:
    • Fundamentals of Computer Programming
    • Website Development
    • Computing Systems
    • Fundamentals of Databases
    • Fundamentals of Computer Science
    • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Year 2 Core Modules:
    • Project Management
    • Business Analysis
    • Digital Organisations
    • Business Concepts & Information Systems
    • Web Applications & Technologies
    • Database Systems
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • IT Systems Strategy
    • Production Project
    • In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

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

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Course code G501
Institution code L27
Campus name Headingley Campus
Campus code H

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 96 points Minimum 64 from 2 A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.


Fees and funding

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Provider information

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Leeds Beckett University
City Campus
Leeds
LS1 3HE


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