University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Computing for Business

The course combines business and management skills with computing expertise. Allows students to gain specialist, up-to-date computing, business and management knowledge. The course covers the application and development of key computer technologies, as well as business management principles. You will be offered a choice of computing modules, so that you can adapt the course to your previous computing experience.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Cass Honours degree or equivalent. No formal qualifications in computing science or management are required. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core modules in semester 1: Managing international organisations; people management. Optional modules include: Principles and practice of programming; database principles and applications; technologies for ecommerce; computer security and forensics. Core modules for Semester 2: Project management fundamentals; strategic management; object-oriented software design. Optional modules include: Decision support systems; networking and technologies for ecommerce; networking; communication systems and services.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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