BA (Hons) Business & Computing with Foundation Year

General

Program Description

Course Overview

Do you want to learn about business and computing, but you’re not sure if you qualify for university study? Arden’s BA (Hons) Business & Computing Degree is available to study with an integrated Foundation Year. Beginning with a year of academic foundational study, this programme is perfect to prepare you for success at the Undergraduate level. This programme is delivered completely online, with a flexible learning schedule.

The foundation year will equip you with the essential skills needed to embark on your Undergraduate Degree in Business and Computing, including basic numeracy, academic and research skills, as well as IT and Business topics. You’ll develop a broad understanding of business and computing activity through our Distance Learning model, focussing on the influence of key concepts to achieve an organisation’s strategic objective.

Study modern modules which cover topics like Computer Technology, Information Systems in Organisations and Understanding the Business Environment, giving you the knowledge which applies to career across a range of sectors and industries.

Modules 

Foundation Year Modules 

  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Using Numeracy, Data & IT
  • Research Skills and Using Information
  • Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively
  • Structure of Business
  • Technology in Organisations

Year 2

  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Computer Technology 
  • Information Systems in Organisations 
  • Understanding the Business Environment 
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • People in Organisations 

Year 3

  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Data Communications
  • Quality Systems in IT
  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Enterprise & Entrepreneurship 

Year 4

  • Current Trends in Networking 
  • Management in IT
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • International Management
  • Research Planning & Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

Candidates for our online Business & Computing Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

  • Your motivation for undertaking the programme
  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior qualifications
  • References

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Candidates for our this online Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

  • Your motivation for undertaking the programme
  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior qualifications
  • References

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Last updated Aug 2020

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