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Do you want to learn how to take the overall strategic management of technology-dependent processes within organisations? In the modern world, information technology has become essential to support the ongoing operations of virtually all businesses and organisations so effective application and management of technology is crucial for the success of every enterprise. Not only will you develop your IT skills, but you’ll also gain experience of the environment in which businesses operate, developing your strategic management and leadership skills in order to design, develop and implement technology solutions to improve business performance. On this Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) accredited course you will learn how to bridge the gap between business needs and IT, gaining knowledge of a range of computing topics with a strong emphasis on business processes, requirements and management. Alongside this, you will also develop the exceptional communication and team-working skills that will enable you to work well with others, making you a very desirable employee upon graduation. Career opportunities can include roles such as business integrator, IT manager, IT project manager or digital project manager. This is one of eight undergraduate computing courses we offer at BU. As we understand that it can be difficult to know what area you’d like to specialise in, all of these courses share a common first year, giving you the time to really explore the subject before deciding on a specialism. You only need to apply for one of the courses and you will have the opportunity to change your final degree title during your study with us
You will study a range of subject areas including: business and professional issues, relational databases, business for IT, systems design, management in computing and as well as core units there will be option units to choose from to tailor your study.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 4
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 120 points||The entry requirements for this course are 104-120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||112 tariff points (Grade DMM)|
|Access to HE Diploma||102 - 118 tariff points with any combination of Distinction, Merit, Pass grades|
|Scottish Higher||104 - 120 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||104 tariff points (Grade D*D)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-Level or equivalent|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-Level or equivalent|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 - 31 points||28 - 31 overall including grade H5 from 2 Higher Level subjects|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-Level or equivalent|
|Extended Project||Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by 2 A-levels or equivalent|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||104 - 112 tariff points including a minimum of 2 Principal Subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English Language or English Literature and Mathematics grade C (or grade 4 in the reformed GCSE grading) or equivalent qualifications.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||112 tariff points (Grade DMM)|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||104 tariff points (Grade D*D)|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma||Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma||Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent|
Apprenticeships: We recognise the transferable knowledge and skills gained through apprenticeships and welcome applications from students with the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Each application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Mature applicants: We recognise that mature applicants may have a wealth of experience rather than formal qualifications, so we’ll consider your application on these merits if it’s included in your application. You’ll need to apply to BU in the usual way through UCAS and you may be invited to an interview to discuss your suitability for the course based on the experience you tell us about in your application.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|