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Business Computing (Systems) (Hons)

University of Northampton

36 months
13000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Business Computing (Systems) (Hons) programme from the University of Northampton will give you those skills, opening up careers in systems analysis, programming, databases and management.


The Systems pathway of Business Computing explores design, technological development, management and commercial issues. You will be able to learn a range of development tools including SQL, php and java. Technological advancement has an impact on every part of business and as more software and hardware is introduced, the need for skilled IT professionals is greater than ever.

Course Details 

This Business Computing (Systems) (Hons) programme from the University of Northampton shares a common first year with other Business Computing pathways, with flexible progression into the second year, so that you tailor your second and third years to a different subject specialism to suit your career aspirations or interests.

You will have the opportunity to take a placement year after your second year, so that you can learn in industry and create contacts that will be useful when you graduate, improving your chances of getting the first step in your future career.

Career Opportunities 

The skills that you will leam in this course will enable you to embark on a range of careers, with examples of roles induding: 

  • Systems Analyst, Programmer, Database Developer, Database Manager, Test Engineer, IT Support or management of web based systems, new developments and projects. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC. No prior computing experience is required.
  • In addition to the standard UoN entry requirements, applicants will be expected to have achieved GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or above. Access (with 12 credits at L2 or 6 at L3 in Maths) and BTEC qualification in Computing at Level 3 are accepted in lieu of Mathematics GCSE.
  • Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, it is also great if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Part Time UK: £1,450 per 20 credit module
  • UK Integrated Foundation Year: £6,780
  • International Integrated Foundation Year: £13,000

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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