BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Entrepreneurship - Part timeGoldsmiths, University of London
About this program
BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Entrepreneurship - Part time
Learn how to design, develop, and deploy software systems for business, whilst also developing skills in enterprise computing, business modelling, and digital entrepreneurship.
This degree provides you with a deep understanding of the concepts and techniques involved in developing and managing businesses in digital domains. You will learn key computing skills such as programming, full-stack web development, and network administration, alongside entrepreneurial skills like statistics, business modelling, project management, marketing, and venture creation.
We will be making some changes to the way our programmes will be delivered in 2021-22 to ensure we continue to respond to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. All programmes will be delivered in-person on campus with some specific sessions within each programme being delivered online in a pre-recorded format. Where necessary, changes will also be made to assessment formats.
All changes will be considered through the College's established processes to assure the quality of each programme. Approved changes to programmes will be published to the programme changes page.
If government guidelines change, it may mean we need to make further adjustments to teaching arrangements. If this is the case, you will be notified of any further changes.
We accept the following qualifications:
- A-level: BBB
- BTEC: DDM
- International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655
- Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject-specific modules
- Scottish qualifications: BBBBC (Higher) or BBC (Advanced Higher)
- European Baccalaureate: 75%
- Irish Leaving Certificate: A1 A1 A2 B1
We also accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.
If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.0 no element lower than 5.5 to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for degree-level study.
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First-year modules get you developing real-world software from the very beginning. You will learn technical programming and web development skills while at the same time working in teams to develop complete software products.
You will develop web and mobile apps that fulfil the needs of your target market, ranging from a website for a local business to an iPhone app advertising a fantasy virtual band. You will be encouraged to work independently and think creatively about your target market and how to design software for them.
In the second term, you will undertake the Computing in Business module that focuses both on business and technical aspects of Business Computing by analysing the technologies used, and business theories applied, by successful businesses across the world.
Year 1 modules
- Introduction to Programming
- Front End Web
- Designing Digital Interactions
- How Computers Work
- Introduction to Statistics for Business
- Perspectives on Capital: Cultural, Social, Financial, Critical
- Business Enterprise in the Digital Era
- Computing Project 1
Year 2 compulsory modules
- Java for Industry
- Dynamic Web Applications
- Computing Projects 2
- Building Creative Businesses: Models, Markets and Meaning
You will also take 30 credits of option modules from the following list.
Year 2 option modules
- Networks and Protocols
- Interaction Design
- Extended Java
- Spreadsheet Modelling for Business
Optional placement year
Our degrees include an optional industrial placement year between the second and final year of study. You will be responsible for securing a placement, but we can support you through this process.
Although we encourage you to take the opportunity of a placement year, you can also complete your degree in a straight three years.
Year 3 (or Year 4 with work placement)
You will complete a project in an area of Business Computing which will be worth 50% of your final mark for the year.
Year 3 compulsory modules
- Final Project in Business Computing
- Digital Venture Creation
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
3 years full-time; 4 years full-time with the third year spent on placement in businesses in a Computing, Digital Media or Information Technology field; 6 years part-time
- Tuition fee for local students is £9250
- Tuition fee for International students is £17370
Our degree programmes include an optional Industrial Placement Year between the second and third year of study. This offers you an invaluable opportunity to gain real world experience and form valuable relationships with employers.
Some of the companies students have worked at during their work placement year recently include:
- Deutsche Bank
- Wieden and Kennedy
- Stink Studios
- Random International
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