BA/BSc (Hons) Business Computing (Web Design)

BA/BSc (Hons) Business Computing (Web Design)

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You could be part of this exciting industry, equipped with the skills and knowledge from this course.  The BA/BSc (Hons) Business Computing Web design course draws on a range of skills, from the creative to the technical to the commercial. This course provides a strong skills base. You will explore design and implementation, technological developments and the impact of changes in society, such as the growth of mobile computing, on the industry.

 

The Internet, web, and social media are vital to all our personal and business lives. Organisations of every size are increasingly focussing on their online presence, which has become the brand and first contact for many of their customers. Web technology reaches far beyond this, though, to support communications with partners, suppliers, governmental agencies, employees, potential employees, the list goes on.

This massive growth means that there is great demand for people with the expertise to craft robust, reliable, easy to use web systems that support success for their organisations.

You will gain relevant hands on experience through live projects and professional networking opportunities through conferences, visiting speakers and opportunities to join professional organisations.

 

Web design draws on a range of skills, from the creative to the technical to the commercial. This course provides a strong skills base. You will explore design and implementation, technological developments and the impact of changes in society, such as the growth of mobile computing, on the industry. We want you to be the graduates that employers are interested in, whether that is for a career in ecommerce, web marketing, web development or management.

You will use internationally recognised branded and open source software to build technically efficient systems. For example you will learn Oracle, Java, JavaScript, html, CSS and PHP on the course. But in today’s world computer systems only work when they work for people. People and organisations are our context. By understanding how information systems are used to support customer relations and the wider business strategy you will graduate with the skills that employers are looking for. Students will explore design and implementation, technological developments and skills of the ‘web Master’.

 

Course Length:  3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;

Start dates:  January / May / September

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Digital Footprint
  • Computer Systems
  • Web Development
  • Software Engineering 1
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Databases 1

 

Year 2

  • Quality and User-centred Systems
  • Group Project
  • Web Programming
  • Databases 2
  • Website Management
  • Website Design

 

Year 3

  • Computing Dissertation
  • Cyber Security and Cryptography
  • Artificial Intelligence Techniques
  • Digital Futures
  • IT Programme Management
  • Media Technology

* The units can vary, depending on the chosen pathway or optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

The course is assessed in terms of both theory and practice through assessments including practical implementations, reports, essays, presentations and examinations. Most modules are designed to develop problem solving techniques and interpersonal skills and many provide the opportunity for group work.

After completing your undergraduate degree, if you decide to enhance your career prospects even further you can apply for a postgraduate Master program. For more information regarding progression please contact Atlantic London.

Graduates develop a range of skills and are well positioned for a variety of careers. Roles can be pursued in the areas of web development, website management, usability evaluation, test engineering, support or management of web-based systems, new developments and projects.

 

You can further your career in professions such as:

  • Database Administrator
  • IT Consultant
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Network Engineer
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Web Content Strategist
  • Information Technician
  • Product Manager
  • Website Management
  • Usability Evaluation
  • Test Engineer
  • Application analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Applications Developer
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Web Designer
  • Product Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Technical Account Manager
  • Technical program manager
  • It Sales Professional
  • Social Media Manager
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Business Information Analyst
  • Software Tester
  • Technical Author
  • Information security analyst
  • Marketing manager
  • IT security consultant
  • Application support engineer
  • Quality assurance engineer
  • Fraud analyst
  • Business analyst/technical writer
  • Technical product manager
  • Full Stack Developer

And more;

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) and/or relevant work experience;
  • Applications from mature candidates without formal qualifications are welcomed provided they could demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant ability and experience.
  • If you are unable to meet the entry requirements for this course you may still be eligible for our Foundation year course. This is an extra year of study to prepare you for the full degree.
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

 

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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