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BSc (Hons)Business Information Systems

Tuition fee £12,500.00 per year
Course code G505
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westminster.ac.uk/..on-systems-bsc-honours 

Overview

Working in the world of information systems can be exciting and rewarding, as businesses become more and more reliant on information systems to support innovation, decision making and day-to-day operations. The creative use of information systems can transform organisations, and successful enterprises require hybrid managers and analysts who can evaluate and use the tools, gauge the risks and provide the key insights and sound direction for strategic business planning.

This course develops your understanding of the business challenges of an enterprise, and your ability to conceive and manage solutions which are increasingly ICT-dependent. You will integrate your skills of problem solving and information systems modelling with your knowledge of business processes and environments. You will be able to consult on, support or develop the technological platforms of an enterprise to achieve competitive advantage, building a career in roles ranging from systems developer to business manager.

This course will give you a clear perspective of the current nature and practice of business information systems. In Year 1 you will be introduced to the main fundamental concepts and in Year 2 and Year 3 you will follow the specialist themes which interest you the most. You will take some modules offered by Westminster Business School.

Programme structure

Year 1

Subjects of study include:

Business Information Systems Concepts
Business Mathematics
Computer Science Practice
Modelling User and Systems Requirements
Programming Principles I
Web Design and Development

Year 2

Subjects of study include:

Advanced Client side Development
Agile Project Management
Business Analytics
Business Information Systems Design and Development
Database Systems
Information Technology Security
Server-side Web Development

Year 3

Subjects of study may include:

Business Intelligence
Digital Marketing, Social Media and Web Analytics
Final Year Project
Information Driven Entrepreneurship & Enterprises
Mobile User Experience
Security and Forensics
Strategic Management of Information Systems

Career opportunities

Major employment areas include:

- diagnostic pathology and clinical laboratories
- NHS Blood and Transplant laboratories
- private pathology laboratories
- Public Health England
- veterinary and agricultural laboratories
- clinical genetics laboratories, forensic laboratories
- research laboratories in universities
- government or charity-funded research laboratories
- research development for the pharmaceutical, diagnostics, medical devices and laboratory instrumentation industries, clinical trials, regulatory affairs (drug registration and patents), and commerce (sales and marketing) related to healthcare and diagnostics products.

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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