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BSc (Hons)Computing and Information Technology

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Our multidisciplinary Information and Communications Technology BSc (Hons) course – accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) – will equip you with the technical and managerial skills you’ll need to begin an IT career.

You’ll use first-class, industry equipment and labs, and have the chance to put your academic learning into practice on a placement year – all of which will help you begin your information technology career like some of our recent graduates, who’ve been employed by Bell Microsystems, BT, Cisco, Deloitte, and Fujitsu.

This course is for you if you want to combine a highly rigorous academic qualification with real-life practical work experiences, enabling you to put your learning into innovative practice.

You’ll be based at our flagship City Centre Campus, where you’ll use dedicated, industry-standard facilities to research and work on enterprise software and virtual environments to develop business solutions and real-time systems.

This is the course to choose if you want to develop a strategic mindset of addressing global challenges, the kind that that businesses and communities face on a day-to-day basis to maintain their digital infrastructure. You’ll be fully involved with your course and from the start you’ll have access to virtual learning environments, as well as networking, electronic, enterprise systems and business intelligence laboratories.

We are preparing you for the workplace.You’ll learn computing and information technology skills that are needed to design, develop, operate and maintain systems. Your knowledge in the application of computing to provide IT solutions will evolve on a daily basis yet we will ensure you are able to innovate in order to deliver business value and sustainable solutions.

It’s not just about academic and technical knowledge – we’ll also help to develop your personal skills so that you can work effectively as a team member and problem solve at the highest level. This will not only enhance your employability levels, it will make you stand out from the crowd.

Throughout your course you’ll be supported by expert teaching staff, many of whom have worked in the field, are active in research and are continually innovating with industry.

Programme structure

You’ll be assessed in a number of different ways during your course. These will include continuous assessment, in-class tests, examinations, laboratory exercises, group and project work. This will enable us to appraise your all-round ability and it also gives you the best opportunity to excel.

Your final assessment is based on 24 per cent written exam, 68 per cent course work and 8 per cent practical exam.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to roles such as:

- Enterprise solution developers
- Communication network analysts
- Network operating systems administrators
- Network analysts
- ICT technical support and management professionals
- ICT consultants
- Business analysts
- Database analysts and developers
- Web applications developers
- IT consultants

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