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Kingston University

Digital Business (with Sandwich Year)

UCAS Code: N197

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 112 points. Minimum of 2 A Levels, can be combined with other Level 3 qualifications eg. AS levels/Extended Project to achieve 112 points. General Studies not accepted.

Can be considered in combination with other Level 3 qualifications e.g. A2's in different subjects.

Access to HE Diploma

M:21,P:24

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 including 21 at merit. Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

25

4 in Mathematics at Standard Level. English Language required at 5 Standard Level or 4 Higher Level.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H4

A minimum of 112 UCAS points usually from 5 Higher Level subjects

Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D*

Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points.

Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points.

Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points

Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points

Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points

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

DMM

Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C,C

Achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points achieved from either five Highers or a combination of two Highers offered with two Advanced Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of (BBCCC) are required.

UCAS Tariff

112

We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. Don't worry if you can't see your specific qualification listed, just contact our team of experts.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Business information technology

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– Kingston Business School has received a business accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), earned by just five per cent of the world’s business schools. This officially confirms you’ll receive an excellent business education.

– This course offers the chance to gain additional training, such as an application development certification with Mendix or Bloomberg Market Concepts for financial analysis and solutions.

– You’ll graduate with business acumen and expertise in digital technology and analytical problem-solving. This combination of skills will help you stand out in the employment market.

**About this course**

Are you technologically savvy with a strong interest in business? If so, this innovative course could be ideal.

You’ll learn how to use information technology, web solutions and reasoned analysis to develop business solutions.

You’ll take part in live client projects, seminars, online project management and business planning. Guest speakers from industry will contribute to your learning.

**Sandwich Year**

This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a business setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.

Modules

Examples of modules:

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

Final Year

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

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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?

89%
UK students
11%
International students
85%
Male students
15%
Female students
69%
2:1 or above
7%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
D
D

After graduation


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£23,000
med
Average annual salary
89%
low
Employed or in further education
62%
low
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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