Information Technology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Study for a degree in Information Technology (IT) and you could embark on a career in computer-based technologies, integrating communications with computer networks to benefit organisations in the public or private sector. IT doesn't just lead to a career, it's a gateway to improved prospects, increased earning potential, and the ability to shape your own path in the ever-evolving landscape of technology. Throughout this IT degree, you’ll be supported by our team to develop your creativity and imagination, with our aim being to help you pursue a career within IT. This course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to help organisations identify their IT needs, and then design, produce, and operate computer-based information systems. You’ll gain a thorough grounding in the principles of IT, and work with sophisticated software, becoming equipped with the knowledge and skills required to help organisations specify, design, and implement information systems. Why Study Information Technology BSc(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? We work closely with the IT industry, helping you jumpstart your career via a placement year, developing your experience and building your contacts, so you’ll have lots of opportunities to put what you have learned into practice. Undertaking a placement in industry in your third year can help you stand out to graduate employers and give you experience and confidence when applying for future roles. If you’re interested in information technology – and potentially exploring topics such as computing, computer science, software development, programming, databases and more – this course could help you step with confidence into a rewarding post-university IT career. Previous graduates in this subject area have gone on to work in organisations including BBC, West Yorkshire Police, Hermes, Microsoft, BT, and Amazon UK† †Source: LinkedIn Professional Bodies Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT, enrolment onto this course will help you on your way to registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and achieving Chartered Engineer status. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

Year 1 modules include: • Introduction to Data Analysis • Project 1 • Computer Network Fundamentals • Introduction to Web Programming • Requirements to Engineering • Introduction to Databases. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, and practical sessions. The course emphasis is on the development of sound practical skills, alongside an understanding of theory. Assessment is varied and includes primarily coursework, quizzes, in-class tests, presentations, and demonstrations. There are opportunities for group working, in addition to individual assessments. Your module specification documents will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to the modules in your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C206
Institution code:
H60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry is also possible from the Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. 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. 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

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

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/


Student Outcomes

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70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Information Technology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS