Business Computing – A Blend of Business and IT Skills

Business computing is the application of different technologies to meet the demands of business information. It is a mix of the fields of business and computer science, and could include some aspects of advanced computing. Graduates may choose to pursue careers in the IT or business world dealing with technical or computing issues.

The course is firmly rooted in the work place. Lecturers from the field of engineering and business partners offer their expertise on real-world business issues. You will also have the chance to work on live briefs, which apply your technical knowledge to real-world issues. Over four years, you will develop a wide range of business and IT-related abilities. From designing software to understanding how to analyse data to offer new solutions to businesses.

In the first year of your studies, you will examine subjects such as marketing and accounting, and get hands-on experience working with the latest technology in computing and IT. You’ll also develop your IT and business knowledge in preparation for an internship year. It could be on campus or in one of our numerous partner organizations across Kent and London. After graduation, you’ll have an unique mix of IT and business knowledge that can lead to a wide variety of career options, including web development, software development, helpdesk support and data analytics. Alumni of the program have worked for companies such as Accenture, BP, FDM and Spotify.