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BScInformation and Communications Technology

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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Overview

This course is designed to provide a broad and solid introduction to modern system-orientated ICT applications, such as those employed in the expanding fields of:

mobile communications
mobile computing
wireless networking
rich media technologies.
New personal communication devices and smart networks will change the way we live, work and interact. By studying this course you have the chance to become a leading expert within this field.

Why choose this course?
It is accredited by the bcs, The Chartered Institute for IT to Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status. Recent research shows that professionals with BCSCITP are the top earners in the UK IT industry.
You will have access to modern facilities.
This course shares a common first year allowing you the flexibility to review your pathway once you’ve started studying.
There’s the opportunity for a yearlong paid work placement, recent examples have included Hewlett Packard and Siemens
Our student work can be ground-breaking, innovative and consistently attracts industry attention.
You will work with our highly regarded academics, who are active in a broad range of research areas, achieving 80% world-leading or internationally excellent research impact (REF2014).

Programme structure

This cluster of Information Technology courses has the greatest breadth. It covers the following subjects to varying degrees of depth:

networking and communications technology
business and information systems
interactive / multimedia development.
By sharing a common first year of study, you have the option to review your course and change your pathway at the end of your first year. Other courses within this cluster include:

BSc (Hons) Digital Media Technology
BSc (Hons) Information Systems
BSc (Hons) Computing.
There are approximately 70 places available across this cluster.

What will I study?
Year One

Foundation in Computing and Technology
Web-based Programming
Internet Technology
System Analysis and Design with Professional Development
Year Two

Communications Technologies
Internet Applications Development
Interface Technology and Design
Rich Media Technology
Understanding the IT Industry
Practical Project Management
Year Three
Optional work placement year.

Final year

Project
Wireless and Mobile Communications
Mobile Platform Development
Advanced Imaging and Display Technology
You will also need to choose from one of the following optional modules:

Security Technologies
Business Analysis
Information Systems Management
Serious Games
Communicating Science and Technology
Professional Practice.

Career opportunities

Your career development
As one of our students you will be well equipped for a wide range of technology-based careers and may follow both technical and managerial paths in any area of industry or business. Our graduates have become:

designers
practitioners
support services
analysts
consultants
managers.
Our recent Computing and Technology graduates have gone onto work in the following roles and companies:

BT – IT Desk Analyst
Heart Internet – Technical support officer
HEROtsc – Customer Service Advisor
Logistex – Graduate Hotline Engineer
Node 4 – Network Engineer
Virgin Media – Technology Graduate.
Many graduates also choose to undertake further study on one of our Masters-level courses or MPhil and PhD research degrees.

What our students say
“The BSc (Hons) Information and Communications Technology degree showed me what careers are available in the IT industry. I took part in the Students in Classrooms voluntary scheme and realised that I wanted to pursue teaching. I am currently training to be a secondary school ICT teacher, studying a PGCE at NTU.”

Emily Holt – BSc (Hons) Information and Communications Technology

Graduated 2011

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States