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Business Computing and Entrepreneurship (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #417 (QS) ,
This Business Computing and Entrepreneurship (Hons) programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, will provide you with a technical and business education required for modern digital and computing businesses. Goldsmiths’ creative approach uniquely prepares you for the modern creative technologies and digital media industries.

About

Why study BSc Business Computing and Entrepreneurship (Hons) at Goldsmiths, University of London?

  • You’ll be hands-on from the start of the course, working in teams to develop digital solutions for real-world problems, from apps to websites.
  • You won’t just learn about programming and software. We’ll get you job ready by teaching you what it takes to succeed in the digital industries, from project management to creating a business plan.
  • We encourage you to be creative, independent and flexible in your work, attributes that are vital to the modern technology industry.
  • An optional placement year between your second and final year of study gives you the chance to gain valuable work experience and build a network of contacts. You’ll be responsible for securing a placement, but we can help you through the process.
  • The course culminates in a final project which brings together all the skills you’ve learnt. This is something you can present to future employers to showcase your abilities.

Careers

The explosive and ever-growing use of technology in business and commerce means that there's a whole range of different career possibilities for computing graduates. In terms of job opportunities and salaries, the IT sector is well ahead of most other industrial and commercial sectors.

Where do Goldsmiths computing graduates work?

Some of the recent graduate level careers for computing graduates have included:

  • Application programmer
  • Mobile App developer
  • Web developer
  • Video game developer
  • Film special effects and post-production
  • Computer music/sound engineer
  • Interface designer
  • Systems analyst
  • Database manager

Employers include:

  • FDM Academy
  • Hepco Motion
  • ACL
  • Jigsaw Systems Ltd
  • KCom
  • Sanna Systems Ltd

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can still apply up to 30 June
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
       4 years full-time with the third year spent on placement in businesses in a Computing, Digital Media or Information Technology field; 6 years part-time
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Web Development
  • Designing Digital Interactions
  • Symbolic Mathematics
  • Perspectives on Capital: Financial, Physical, Human, and Social
  • Business Enterprise in the Digital Era

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A-level: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM
  • International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655 
  • Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject-specific modules 
  • Scottish qualifications: BBBBC (Higher) or BBC (Advanced Higher)
  • European Baccalaureate: 75%
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A1 A1 A2 B1

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15040 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The department has a number of scholarships worth up to £4,000 available to new students

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