BSc (Hons) Business Computing

Our Business Computing course is ideal for setting you up for a career in developing IT solutions to support business needs.

Key facts

  • Overview
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  • Entry requirements
  • Fees
  • Career opportunities

Our BSc (Hons) Business Computing course equips students with an in-depth knowledge of organisations and the use of computers within them. This course will give you the skills to design and build software systems as well as apply appropriate scientific and engineering practices in the development and construction of computer-based systems for the solution of practical problems.

Graduates of this course will be ideally placed to work either in the software industry itself or in a more strategic role, developing the use of IT in business. Possible employers range from consulting firms to IT users such as government, banks, insurance companies and institutions in teaching and research.

BSc (Hons) graduates are fully accredited by the British Computer Society for the educational requirements of being a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), which is the Society’s professional member level.


We're ranked 3rd in Scotland and top 20 in the UK for Computer Science and Information Systems (The Guardian University Guide 2019).


We provide opportunities for our students to develop strong professional skills through industrial placements with local SMEs and large multi-nationals.


Our programmes are grounded on the latest developments in technology, from cyber-security to data analytics, drawing on the expertise of internationally active staff.