This course will help you develop your foundation year or Higher National Diploma into a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Computer Systems. Lectures and seminars are complemented by hands-on work experience provided by our in-house agency.
You’ll have the opportunity to study in our state-of-the-art computer labs, including some of the most advanced Cisco labs in London. Here you’ll develop your knowledge of everything from e-commerce to database management and learn both the practical skills required for a career in computing and the ethical, social, legal and professional issues related to the industry.
You’ll explore topics relevant in your field today, such as cloud security, advanced Structured Query Language (SQL), content management systems and how to identify, analyse and thwart hacking attempts. Our teaching staff have strong connections with the industry and review the course content every year to ensure you’re kept up-to-date with the latest information and practices.
You’ll be assessed through individual and group project work, essays and written reports, and examinations.
Your individual computing project will be assessed through practical project work and a final dissertation.
You’ll receive regular supportive feedback throughout the course.
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2018/19 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
- Advanced Database Systems Development (core, 30 credits)
- Year 3 modules include:
- Ecommerce & Ebusiness (core, 30 credits)
- Project (core, 30 credits)
- Ethical Hacking (option, 15 credits)
- Management Support Systems (option, 15 credits)
- Work Related Learning II (option, 15 credits)
After the course
On completion of this course, you’ll be equipped to pursue a career as a developer for databases and e-business applications or in software development and project management.
This course also prepares you to continue your studies at postgraduate level.