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I202 G BSc/BIT (Extended)
Our extended degree is a 4-year programme. In the first year we teach you the baseline academic skills to excel in your degree.
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3 years full time
6 years part time
4 years sandwich programme
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.
What you'll study
Students are assessed through:
This degree has accreditation from the British Computer Society, the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining technical and ethical standards in the computing profession. This means that on successful graduation from this degree, you will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).
Graduates from this programme can pursue careers as business analysts, systems designers, database developers, database administrators and website developers. You may also find opportunities in information systems security, IT management or network service administration.
Fees and finance
Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.
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