B.Sc. Business Information Technology

University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
This degree is designed for those wishing to become IT practitioners in a business environment. It is a practical degree covering both technical and theoretical issues relating to the development, management and maintenance of information systems and applications.

Scholarships

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

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To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advise 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 degree is designed for those wishing to become IT practitioners in a business environment. It is a practical degree covering both technical and theoretical issues relating to the development, management and maintenance of information systems and applications.

As part of the degree you will gain experience of project management of IT development, appreciate security issues in IT, understand management and planning of IT within an organisation, and develop skills in software and database development. Course content includes understanding of business organisations, structures and business functions and how IT is used in such environments, learning how to design and build IT systems including database design and software development techniques, and understanding the legal and social impact of using IT.

You will learn how to put personal and professional skills and ideas into practice, working both individually and in teams, 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 provide awareness of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a computing environment.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 10350 Year (International)

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)
  • Network and Operating Systems (15 credits)
  • Database Applications Technologies (15 credits)
  • Information Analysis (15 credits)
  • Principles of Security (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); Information and Content Management (15 credits); Database Engineering (15 credits); Interaction Design (15 credits); Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits); Database Management and Administration (15 credits); Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)

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