What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
ABB (Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics preferred.)
(Mathematics or Any Science subject or Any Technology subject).
Typical offer D*DD - D*D*D*. IT/Numerate subjects only. IT (Software Development) Preferred.
32 to include 6 in all Higher Level subjects
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers45%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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A BSc (Hons) Business Computing Systems from City offers students entry into a career as a computing professional. Graduates have the skills to design computer systems, analyse organisational problems and design appropriate IT solutions.
Year 1: Business systems; sets and logic; fundamentals of information technology; systems development; data modelling; communication skills; distributed data systems; database systems; probability and statistics; applied systems development; business accounting systems. Year 2: Business organisations; accounting information systems; business decision making; business systems analysis; database systems; group project; technical skills; management of information technology; decision support and expert systems; human computer interaction; group project; systems methodology. Year 3: Practical and professional training. Final year: Choose 7 from a list including: HCI design; professional and legal issues; management of the software process; object oriented analysis and design; server issues; expert systems; information technology security; prototyping and evolutionary development; language; information technology strategy; financial information systems.
Ranked first in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2017), in the top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017) and among the top four per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015), City is a leading global institution located in the heart of London committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||20%||20%||14%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.
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Male / Female
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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