About The Programme
The Programme emphasis is on organisations and how computers are used within them. In addition, students have the basic skills of designing and building software systems. They have a broad base of skills by combining theory and practice – a skill set that resonates well with employers, whether in the software industry itself or in a wider and more strategic context, developing the use of IT in any business. Our Business Computing graduates are equipped with the knowledge of both Business and Computing Science. They 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 and industry, and to software users and institutions in teaching and research. This programme is accredited and recognized by BCS (British Computer Society).
The programme aims to produce graduates who will:
Programme length and credit
|Year||Year One||Year Two||Year Three||Year Four|
|Minimum required credit points||240||480|
|Accredited award as per the Oman national framework||Diploma in Higher Education (Business Computing)||Bachelor with Honours (Business Computing)|
College Requirement Course
All the students are required to study a College requirement course “Entrepreneurship – Creativity and Innovation course” for 3 Credit Hours during the second year of their academic programme, apart from the programme requirements.
Year 1 Entry: First Year Admission
General Diploma Certificate (equivalent to 12 years of Schooling with minimum 60% of marks)
2. English Language Requirement
Entry requirement for the Bachelor with Honours Programme is a score of minimum of band 6 on an IELTS equivalent score with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
Year 3 Entry: Third Year Direct Admission
Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) Higher National Diploma (HND in a related subject only) with minimum B’s in all the Graded Units. A Graded Unit which has been upgraded to a B will be acceptable.
After the successful completion of the program requirements, the students will be awarded with the certificates from the University of Stirling.