University of Huddersfield has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Gain a qualification in Information Technology (IT) and you could work with computer-based technology, integrating communications with computer networks to benefit organisations in the public or private sector. We aim to give you the knowledge and skills to help organisations identify their IT needs and then design, produce and operate computer-based information systems. During your studies we’ll give you the opportunity to gain a thorough grounding in the principles of IT, including:
- Developing database-enabled applications, including Visual Studio, ASP.NET and SQL Server
- Exploring contemporary theory in modelling and interface design
Year 1 Core modules: Introduction to Data Analysis Project 1 Hardware and Networks Introduction to Web Programming Requirements Engineering Introduction to Databases Year 2 Core modules: Management within an I.T. Environment Applied Data Science Team Project Year Two Project Web Development User Experience Design Year 3 – optional placement year Final year Core modules: Systems Strategy Information Architecture Individual Project Option modules: Choose two from a list which may include- Modern Database Applications Advanced Web Programming Digital And Social Media Marketing Advanced Front-End Web Development
Assessment of your progress is made through assignments, exams and individual project work, with a strong focus on practical work. Many of the coursework assessments are based on real-world case studies designed by staff who use their experience to design meaningful tasks that both test knowledge and abilities and help develop the sort of skills currently in demand. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
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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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||in a subject that is relevant to the course.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.|
In addition you must have GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. We consider all applications on an individual basis. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
In addition you must have GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Huddersfield
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
School of Computing and Engineering - Admissions
+44 (0)1484 473116
Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0)1484 472625