Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Computing

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Business Computing

Course Overview

  • 1

    Year

  • 8

    Level

  • Addon

    Course

Why take this course?

Designed as a one-year, add-on to the Bachelor of Business Computing, this honours degree qualification will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of computing and information technology in a business environment, while further enhancing the general business knowledge acquired and skills developed on the (Level 7) degree. The importance of integrating computing with other functional areas in an organisation is emphasised, as are the competitive advantages to be gained by adopting a structured approach to systems development and quality management.

Applications close on 1st July 2017.

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What will I experience?

Research represents a key function in successful organisations. This programme will enable you to explore the theoretical framework and develop the practical skills necessary for a structured approach to research. You will also gain a more advanced quantitative background in order to develop modelling skills for the solution of business problems.

What opportunities might it lead to?

Employers seek people with strong analytical ability. This qualification will help you to develop appropriate skills, particularly in the area of software quality assurance and algorithmic analysis. You will be taught about the distributed processing environment and issues involved in e-business and multimedia production. Having a rounded approach to business is essential to your future success, and you are expected to develop an understanding of strategic management and the conceptual approach to problem-solving and decision-making in business organisations.

Additional Information

Accreditation:

As a holder of this degree you are deemed eligible by the Teaching Council to apply for a Postgraduate Diploma in Education programme at Irish universities, recognised to teach the subject Computer Studies.

Course Details

Course Duration:
1 Year
Course Award:
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Course NFQ Level:
Level 8
Department:
Dept of Accounting & Business Computing
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Business Computing or an approved equivalent Level 7 qualification.

Course Structure

Year 4

Software Project Management and Design, Distributed Systems, Digital Business, Quantitative Analysis, Enterprise Applications, Software Development and Quality, Cryptography and Security, Web Application Development, Project.

Careers & Opportunities

Further Study

The qualification may be an effective basis for postgraduate studies and research leading to a Master’s (Level 9) qualification. Please see the AIT’s postgraduate prospectus for full details of all programmes available within the institute.

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