Course Details

  • Business Computing with IT aims to develop the combined skills of a Computing and Business course to provide the skills to work effectively within organisations; with a sound knowledge of Information technology and systems alongside business practices.

    This course aims to provide key employability skills through the assessment of technical skills, teamwork and research skills.

    To gain an honours degree in Business Computing with IT, students will undertake three units across the course. This will include a 60 credit specialist project.
    The project allows you to consolidate your previous learning and to develop those ideas and materials in a critical and analytical way. The project will demonstrate your ability to undertake a substantial piece of work. It will also be valuable as a showcase for your abilities and professional skills, and provide a solid preparation for postgraduate study.
    The course is delivered over 1 full time year or 2 part time years

    There are three units within this programme; Business Systems and Practices, eEnterprise and Negotiated Research.

    Within Business Systems and Practices research skills will be developed regarding the investigation and analysis of Information Systems that are used within organisations.

    eEnterprise provides the digital skills required to establish how current organisations use technologies to enhance their business and also how start-up companies can utilise them.

    Negotiated Research is the opportunity to design and research your own specific interest within the context of the programme.

  • Before registering on this top-up degree, you will ideally have successfully completed a Foundation Degree in either Computing or Business (or equivalent approved study, such as a relevant foundation degree from another institution, or an HND together with vocational experience).
    Consideration will be made to the following students, subject to course relevance and vocational experience:
    -Students with Computing foundation degrees and HNDs
    -Students who have completed the first two years of a three-year Computing degree at another institution
    -Students with two-year diplomas or other qualifications from outside the UK.

  • • Two units with two assessments each that will involve assignments and a group portfolio.
    • The Negotiated Research unit is double weighted and 10,000 words in total over the year with presentations to propose and present your research.

    You will be enrolled as an external student with Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Level 6 is the highest qualification currently available at The Manchester College.

    If you are interested in education you can complete educational qualification that can lead to teaching opportunities.

    Alternatively, Masters study is available at our partner institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, in a number of areas.
    There are many opportunities in industry for graduates of this course. We have had a number of graduates gaining employment with graduate schemes for large organisations. Look at potential careers here !

  • The fees (if applicable) for this 1 year, BSc (Hons) Top Up degree are currently £5950.

    Tuition fees and funding can be a little confusing, which is why we’ve put together a dedicated finance page, Fees, Funding and Finance to help you understand all your options. You may be eligible for special bursaries, grants or support from the government, and you can also find out about specific loans and funding help just for tuition fees.

  • If you’d like to find out more about this course, ask any questions about applications and enrolment or speak to someone about fees and finance, we’re more than happy to help – and we’d love to hear from you!

    Get in touch with the course enquiries team here. Make an enquiry