Business Information Systems, BSc Hons

This programme is designed for those who wish to become business analysts, designers and managers of information systems in business and industry. It develops the personal and professional skills required to work with organisations in the analysis, design, construction and management of information systems. You will learn how to use industry-standard system-building tools and packages and gain skills in database design, development and implementation. You will also be taught to make effective use of current analysis and design techniques for the development of information systems and examine the role of new and emerging technologies in areas such as the internet, read more

G561 G BSc/IS

For 2016

300

For 2017

112

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Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

3 years full time

6 years part time

4 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

This programme is designed for those who wish to become business analysts, designers and managers of information systems in business and industry. It develops the personal and professional skills required to work with organisations in the analysis, design, construction and management of information systems.

You will learn how to use industry-standard system-building tools and packages and gain skills in database design, development and implementation. You will also be taught to make effective use of current analysis and design techniques for the development of information systems and examine the role of new and emerging technologies in areas such as the internet, e-commerce and distributed information systems. Course content includes project management techniques and issues relating to the management and development of information systems in preparation for careers in industry and the commercial world.

Ranking

Our computer science degrees are ranked top 5 in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide.

Outcomes

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 make students aware of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a computing environment.

What you'll study

For information on courses for this programme click here.

Entry requirements

Please note: Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

Applicants from a UK educational background:

300 UCAS points from A-levels, plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and mathematics. 

Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

Applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.

In addition:

We welcome applications from mature students.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Project.

Professional recognition

This degree has full Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) accreditation from the British Computer Society (BCS), 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. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Careers

Career opportunities include areas such as business analysis, database development, project support, requirements analysis, technical support and, potentially, IT strategy and management.

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