The BSc Business Technology degree will give you the knowledge and skills to manage and improve modern business technology. Paid placements also offer the opportunity to gain invaluable workplace experience.
SQA Highers: BBBC including English or Maths or Computing Science
GCE A-Levels: CCC including English or Maths or Computer Science
Irish Leaving Certificate: HL: BBBC2 including English or Maths or Technology
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (including 4, 4 at HL and one of English, Maths or Computer Science)
SQA HNC/BTEC Level 4 HNC: Administration and IT; Business
SQA Advanced Highers: AAB including two from English, Maths or Computing Science, plus 2 HGs in other subjects at Grades AB
BBB including Computer Science and either English or Maths
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 38 points (including 6, 6, 6 at HL including Maths and Computer Science) SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Information Technology; Computing or relevant discipline (for SQA awards, with Grade A in the Graded Unit)
SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Administration and IT (for SQA awards, with Grade A in the Graded Unit)
BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Information Technology; Computing or relevant discipline (for SQA awards, with Grade A in the Graded Unit)
requires graduates who can combine sound business knowledge with technical
expertise to manage, maintain and improve modern business technology. You will
regularly work with real companies, which will greatly enhance your appeal to future
lectures from industry are included in the programme. Ann Davidson from the Scottish Institute for
Enterprise recently delivered an enterprise workshop to students.
learn the fundamentals of business operations, computer systems, networks, web
development, programming and design.
learn how to analyse, innovate, propose and procure business technology
requirements and solutions. You will undertake either a team-based computing project
(which may involve direct interaction with a local business) or a short
learn about business systems analysis, project management, and recent advancements
in areas such as business intelligence and information security management.
Between years 2 and 3 or years 3 and 4, you may undertake a placement on a full-time basis over a minimum 36 weeks duration, leading to a sandwich award.
You will conduct an individual research project and study key strategic level aspects of business technology.
graduates have found employment with organisations including Oracle, Accenture,
Hewlett Packard, Honeywell, Diageo, Cigna, Citibank, Dell, Aggreko, Pernod
Ricard, North Lanarkshire Council, Lloyds Bank, Clydesdale Bank, Thermo Fisher
Scientific, Iomart, BMI Healthcare, Hitachi Solutions Europe, Capgemini and Standard
Life. Roles include Project Manager; SharePoint Consultant; Information
Security Analyst; Systems Administrator; Business Intelligence Analyst; Data
Loss Prevention Analyst; Social Media Consultant; Cloud Projects Engineer; Digital
Marketing Manager; and Data Analytics Specialist.
12-month paid placement in an organisational setting is offered, in the UK or
abroad, at the end of year 2 or 3. Short (eight to ten week) placement
opportunities are also available during years 2, 3 and 4.
years students have completed placements with organisations such as Lenovo,
Hewlett Packard and Oxfam.
study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80
educational partner organisations.
degree is accredited by the British Computer Society* as fully meeting the
educational requirements for Chartered IT Professional registration. Honours
students must complete a year of postgraduate study if they wish to complete
Chartered IT Professional registration. Part-time students must gain their
award within six years if they wish accreditation.