Businesses need good IT people – and that means people who understand the technology, but also how to apply it to real business challenges. Web, programming and data analysis are all important strands and businesses are using data analytics for consumer research, marketing and social media. Having a solid base of IT knowledge across all these areas, with a relevant mix of business skills thrown in, will put you in a strong position for current and emerging roles in the digital industry.
Mode of Study
(Fees may increase by 2% annually, subject to MoHERI approval)
Successful completion of GCET General Foundation Programme with a minimum of 60% in each component.
One of the main distinctive features of this programme is that the student will get a British award from the University of the West England, Bristol, UK, (recognized worldwide) while studying in Muscat.
At the beginning of the programme, you will study, Computational Thinking and Practice, Web Foundations, Creative Technology Studies and Information Practitioner Foundations. As you progress, Introduction to Object Oriented System development, business applications, are taught. Alongside this, you will develop business skills such as understanding organisations and peoples, principles of marketing and project management. Throughout the programme, you will apply the acquired knowledge through practical laboratory work using state-of-the-art lab facilities. In the final year, you will study, business intelligence and data mining, ethical and professional issues in computing and digital media along with software development project module to demonstrate the knowledge gained by you in the programme.
As a graduate in the field of Business Computing, you’ll have a strong mix of computing and data analytics skills within a business environment. This will put you in an excellent position for a wide range of IT-focused careers including business analyst, software developer, data analyst and marketing analyst, to name a few.
|UFCFQN-30-0||Computational Thinking and Practice||30||None|
|UFCFPN-30-0||Information Practitioner Foundations||30||None|
|UFCFRN-30-0||Creative Technology Studies||30||None|
|UFCFC3-30-1||Introduction to Object Oriented Systems Development||30||None|
|UMODDP-15-1||Understanding Organisations and People||15||None|
|UMKD6J-15-1||Understanding the Principles of Marketing||15||None|
|UFCFV4-30-2||Data Schemes and Applications||30||UFCFR3-30-1|
|UFCFN6-30-2||IT Practice: Collaborative Project||30||UFCFC3-30-1|
|UFCFKM-30-2||Foundation for Business Analytics||30||UFCFC3-30-1|
|UFCFB6-30-2||Object-Oriented Systems Development (Elective)||30||UFCFC3-30-1|
|UFCFG6-30-2||Project Management (Elective)||30||None|
|UMKDJ4-15-2||Integrated Marketing Communications (Elective)||15||None|
|UFCFX3-15-3||Advanced Topics in Web Development(Elective)||15||None|
Level-2 Total Credits – 120 (30 credits from Electives)
|UFCFFF-30-3||Software Development Project||30||90 Credits at L2|
|UFCFMM-30-3||Business Intelligence and Data Mining||30||None|
|UFCFRB-15-3||Security Management in Practice||15||None|
|UFCFB5-15-3||Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing and Digital Media||15||None|
|UFCFLM-15-3||Sustainable Business and Computing (Elective)||15||None|
|UFCFE6-15-3||Professional Experience (Elective)||15||None|
|UMKDMQ-15-3||Digital Marketing Communication (Elective)||15||UMKDJ4-15-2|
|UFCFM6-15-3||Requirements Engineering (Elective)||15||UFCFB6-30-2|
Level-3 Total Credits= 120 (15 Credits from Electives) – BSc (Hons) Business Computing – 480 credits
Note: The Omani Culture Module is a compulsory module that will be offered during summer. It carries 0 credit so it will not contribute to the program credits.