B.Sc. Business Information Systems

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • English
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
This programme is designed for students who wish to become business analysts, designers and managers of information systems in business and industry. It develops the personal and professional skills required to work with organisations in the analysis, design, construction and management of information systems.

Scholarships

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

260 UCAS points

FROM subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications such as key skills level 2.

• Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project, as well as partial chartered engineer (CEng) status.

Description

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This programme is designed for those who wish to become business analysts, designers and managers of information systems in business and industry. It develops the personal and professional skills required to work with organisations in the analysis, design, construction and management of information systems.

You will learn how to use industry-standard system-building tools and packages and gain skills in database design, development and implementation. You will also be taught to make effective use of current analysis and design techniques for the development of information systems and examine the role of new and emerging technologies in areas such as the internet, e-commerce and distributed information systems. Course content includes project management techniques and issues relating to the management and development of information systems in preparation for careers in industry and the commercial world.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To educate in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of information systems
  • To give a coherent and integrated learning experience relevant to the needs of future computing professionals
  • To make students aware of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a computing environment.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (Non-EEA)

EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350

Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships

Start date September 2015
Duration full-time 36 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Computer Programming (30 credits)
  • System Building (30 credits)
  • Communication Systems (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods (15 credits)
  • Computer Systems and Internet Technologies (15 credits)
  • Database Techniques (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Systems Development Project (30 credits)
  • Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits)
  • Web Database Applications (15 credits)
  • IT for Decision Making (30 credits)
  • Database Applications Technologies (15 credits)
  • Information Analysis (15 credits)

Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement)

Final Year

  • Project (60 credits)
  • Development Frameworks and Methods (15 credits)
  • Information Requirements Analysis (15 credits)
  • One to two options from: User Interface Design (15 credits); Data Warehousing (15 credits); Information Technology Planning (15 credits); Interaction Design (15 credits); Information and Knowledge Management (15 credits); Information Systems Management (15 credits); Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)

University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

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