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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

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Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Affairs
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01786467046