Bournemouth University

Information Technology

Whether you have some experience but no formal qualification in Information Technology, or have a first degree in a subject other than Information Technology, this distinctive programme allows graduates without IT qualifications the chance to enter the business computing profession.

As a graduate from this course you'll understand IT from a business perspective, be able to create a systems view of business system development, as well as being able to implement systems.

For many organisations their software infrastructure actually forms a core part of their business function so it is vital that those developing software systems understand how the business process and strategy shape the development of IT applications. The Information Technology programme exposes graduates to all of these aspects of modern business systems. Instead of focussing on traditional software development, greater emphasis is given to the development of business systems such as web systems and database systems.

The placement option on this degree is an excellent opportunity for you to gain first-hand industry experience. Companies that have taken our Computing students include IBM, Barclays Bank, Lockheed Martin, Sun Microsystems, United Advertising, Hewlett-Packard and British Aerospace.

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Year 1, Core units: IT Management - Database Design & Development - Process Oriented Requirements Engineering - Web Systems - Usability Engineering - Research Methods & Professional Issues - Research Project - Optional Industrial Placement.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 14,000 (Whole course) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 14,000 (Whole course) International 2 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,000 (Whole course) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 14,000 (Whole course) International 2 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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