BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Business Computing (eBusiness)

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

On this course in Business Computing with an e-business specialisation, you will gain a thorough understanding of how information technology and computer-based systems help businesses. Through a mixture of theory and ‘real world’ practice, you will learn how to assess organisational problems and to create the best computing solutions to solve the business needs. You will increase your knowledge of computing in industrial and commercial organisations, equipping you to assess what computing solution is required in specific circumstances. In addition to the compulsory business computing content you will learn about the underlying models and latest approaches adopted by companies in building successful e-businesses.

Programme description

On this course in Business Computing with an e-business specialisation, you will gain a thorough understanding of how information technology and computer-based systems help businesses. Through a mixture of theory and ‘real world’ practice, you will learn how to assess organisational problems and to create the best computing solutions to solve the business needs. You will increase your knowledge of computing in industrial and commercial organisations, equipping you to assess what computing solution is required in specific circumstances. In addition to the compulsory business computing content you will learn about the underlying models and latest approaches adopted by companies in building successful e-businesses.

Key Modules

Our graduates have a wide range of careers open to them. The industry’s major companies all have openings for well-qualified personnel. Students with ‘sandwich’ experience are particularly in demand for the better graduate appointments.

Recent graduates have gone on to work for well-known companies and organisations including:

  • Accenture
  • Anderson Consulting
  • Barclays
  • British Airways
  • British Telecom
  • Compaq
  • Demon
  • HSBC
  • IBM
  • Logica
  • The Meteorological Office
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • O2
  • Oracle
  • Orange
  • Toshiba

As a good honours graduate you may also be able to study for a higher degree in one of our research areas – such as information systems/machine interface, simulation modelling and software engineering.

Module & Subject

Typical Level 1 modules

  • Software Design
  • Software Design Implementation Event 
  • Data and Information 
  • Level 1 Group Project
  • Introductory Programming 
  • Information Systems and Organisations 
  • Logic and Computation 

Level 2

You’ll further specialise in Business Computing including systems analysis and design. You’ll also explore human and organisational aspects of computer-based systems, as well as the changes in processes and technology that organisations must make if they’re to get the best from their information.

Typical Level 2 modules

  • Level 2 Group Project 
  • Software Development and Management 
  • Usability Engineering 
  • Business Analysis and Process Modelling 
  • ICTs in Society 

Level 3

In this final year, you will specialise in eBusiness. At the same time you’ll study options to broaden your understanding of computing. You’ll begin to address research-level issues in areas such as human-computer interaction, social media and other Web 2.0 technologies, information systems, simulation modelling and artificial intelligence.

Typical Level 3 modules

  • Business Computing Project 
  • Advanced Topics in Buisiness Computing
  • eBusiness

Optional modules:

  • Human Computer Interaction 
  • Social Media 
  • Software Project Management 
  • Cybersecurity 
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  16200.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER