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BScInformation Systems

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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Overview

You will develop a range of sought after technical skills in information system and web development. You will also study the:

way in which IT supports business processes
difficult yet fascinating task of ensuring that this support is effective.
We have combined modules from the main computing courses with more business-orientated and interactive computing modules. Our aim is to ensure that you form the knowledge and skill set that commercial employers find attractive.

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.
It shares a common first year allowing you the flexibility to review your pathway once you’ve started studying.
This course is a partner in the Communications and Mobile Information Technology Faraday Partnership – which ensures all courses are relevant to industry and developing technologies.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a yearlong paid work placement in industry, 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, covering 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 and Communication Technology
BSc (Hons) Computing.
There are approximately 70 places available across the 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

Information Systems Development
Information and Database Engineering
Internet Applications Development
Techniques for Business
Understanding the IT Industry
Practical Project Management
Year Three
Optional work placement year.

Final Year

Project
Information Systems Management
Business Analysis
Interaction Design & Project Management
One from the following optional modules:

Advanced Imaging and Display Technology
Computer Security Management
Serious Games
Mobile Platform Development
Communicating Science and Technology
Professional Practice

Career opportunities

Your career development
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
analysts
consultants
managers.
Our recent Computing and Technology graduates have gone onto work in the following roles and companies:

ID Medical – Sales Support
Northampton College – Database Systems Developer
ServiceNow – Technical Application Engineer
Logica – IT Consultant.
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
NTU gave me a great base to start my career in computing. I developed good relationships with my tutors which helped get the best out of my ability. After completing my degree I had a good range of skills and many avenues that I could have gone down.

“In the end I went on to study a Masters in Computer Science and then founded CovertCandy.co.uk which is an online clothing exchange community and a completely new way of trading clothes.”

Jamie Evans BSc (Hons) Information Systems graduate
Founder – CovertCandy.co.uk

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