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BA (Hons) Business and Computing

Course Overview

Are you interested in how computing and information systems fit into business structures and management functions? This course will help you gain fundamental business skills along with learning about many of the latest themes and trends in business computing and IT. Studying your business with computing degree with Arden means taking your understanding of these issues to an advanced level, which will help you demonstrate your value to employers through a specialised set of skills. Why is our bachelor’s in business and computing course different to other business and computing degrees? We’ve made certain that you’ll learn about the key areas in both disciplines that matter most to organisations today. You’ll study computing topics such as data communications, information systems, and networking trends, complemented by business and management subjects including people in organisations, principles of marketing, managing across cultures, and more. The BA (Hons) Business and Computing degree at Arden is strongly career-focused and has been developed by industry experts with your long-term future in mind. When you graduate from this course, you’ll do so as a well-rounded, highly-employable and self-motivated professional ready to enter the world of work – whichever career pathway you choose.


On this degree you’ll develop a wider understanding of business functions and operations in a range of exciting industries. You’ll also gain computing and management skills throughout your studies and in dedicated skills-related modules to help build your professional profile. As well as gaining an understanding of the world of business and computing through practical case studies on a range of international organisations, you’ll also acquire research skills using academic and industry focused texts, articles, and reports.
Foundation Year
Year 1
  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Computer Technology
  • Information Systems in Organisations
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Principles of Marketing
  • People in Organisations
Year 2
  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Data Communications
  • Quality Systems in IT
  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
Year 3
  • Current Trends in Networking
  • Management in IT
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • International Management
  • Research Planning & Project

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

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