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Kingston University

Digital Business (Including Foundation)

UCAS Code: N196

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Mature applicants (21 years and older) will need to pass a QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject with 60 credits minimum 45 credits at Level 3. Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MP

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Business information technology

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

- Kingston Business School has received a business accreditation earned by just five per cent of the world’s business schools, from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). This shows that it meets standards of excellence in business education.

- You’ll graduate with digital technological skills, advanced business acumen and analytical problem solving skills – a combination that’s much in demand in the employment market.

**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Business**

The foundation year takes place the year before your degree. You will study at Kingston College and cover topics including professional skills, numerical concepts, business IT, marketing, customer care and business law. Upon successful completion of this foundation year you will progress to Year 1 of this degree.

**About this course**

If you’re technologically savvy and have a strong interest in business, this innovative course could be ideal. You’ll learn how to use information technology, web solutions and reasoned analysis to develop business solutions in today’s technology-dependent business environment. Your expertise and employability will be boosted through activities such as live client projects, industry guest speakers, seminars, business plans, online project management, collaboration and the development of personal skills.

While on the course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain additional training, such as PRINCE2 for project management or Bloomberg Market Concepts for financial analysis and solutions.

Modules

Examples of modules:

Year 0

- Foundation Year in Business

Year 1

- Business Analytics
- Digital Business Environment
- Digital Technologies
- Digital Marketing Principles

Year 2

- Financial Solutions for Business
- Building Digital Systems
- Data-Driven Decision Making
- Digital Project Management

Year 3

- @Work in the Digital Industries
- Business Intelligence and Big Data Mining
- Information Architecture for Digital Business
- Strategy, Management and Consultancy

The Uni


Course location:

Kingston University

Department:

Department of Accounting Finance and Informatics

TEF rating:

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

85%
UK students
15%
International students
81%
Male students
19%
Female students
62%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
D

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£23,000
med
Average annual salary
89%
low
Employed or in further education
80%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

37%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
7%
Information technology technicians
6%
Business, research and administrative professionals
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