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Computer Science & BusinessCourse Structure

Year 1

In the Junior Freshman (first) year, students take a number of subjects in business and computer science areas. Students take the following business subjects: Fundamentals of Management and Organisation; Introduction to Economic Policy; and Statistical Analysis I.

Students take the following computer science subjects: Mathematics; Introduction to Programming (e.g. development of Java applications); Programming Project I; and Introduction to Computing I & II.

Year 2

In the Senior Freshman (second) year, students take six mandatory business subjects (half year courses): Organisational Behaviour; Principles of Marketing; Introduction to Accounting; Introduction to Finance; Introduction to Operations Management; and Creative Thinking, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Action.

Students take the following computer science subjects: Algorithms and Data Structures; Programming Project II; Systems Programming; Information Management I; and Systems Analysis and Design I.

Year 3

In the Junior Sophister (third) year, students take a combination of subjects, of which 20 ECTS must be from business, 20 ECTS must be from computer science the remaining 20 ECTS can be from either. The subject choices are drawn from a list of optional modules as follows:

Business Module Choices

  • Management Accounting for Business Decisions; Financial and Management Accounting; Human Resource Management; Business in Society; Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business Modelling; Introduction to Fixed Income Securities and Alternative Investments; Corporate Finance and Equity Valuation; Services Management; Digital Technology in Operations; Organisation Theory and Organisational Analysis; Investments; Social Entrepreneurship; Contemporary Marketing Management; and Marketing for Different Organisational and Buisness Contexts.

Computer Science Module Choices

  • Statistical Methods for Computer Science; Telecommunications II; Symbolic Programming; Software Engineering; Software Engineering Group Project; Introduction to Functional Programming; Information Management II; Artificial Intelligence I; Compiler Design I; Computational Mathematics; e-Business I; and e-Business II.

Year 4

In the Senior Sophister (fourth) year, students take a combination of subjects, of which a quarter must be from business, a quarter is the computer science final-year project and the remaining subjects drawn from a list of optional modules as follows:

Business module choices

  • International Business & the Global Economy; Exploring Organisational Experiences; Financial Reporting and Analysis; Derivatives and International Finance; Advances in Marketing Theory and Practice; Managing New Product Development; and Social Innovation and Social Impact.

Computer Science module choices

  • Advanced Telecommunications; Fuzzy Logic; Formal Verification; Topics in Functional Programming; Internet Applications; Human Factors; Computer Graphics; Computer Vision; Machine Learning; and Strategic Information Systems.
Please note that not all modules run each year and the selection of offered modules is subject to change. Modules are subject to staff availability and timetabling constraints.