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BSc HonsBusiness Information Technology

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Course code G510
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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.

Programme structure

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)

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); Information and Content Management(15); Database Engineering (15); Interaction Design (15); Enterprise Web Software Development (15); Database Management and Administration (15); Computing Education and Communication (30) (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates have career opportunities as business analysts, systems designers, database developers, database administrators and website developers in a wide range of organisations. They may also find career opportunities in information systems security and IT management roles, or as network service administrators.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States