Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

BSc Information Technology

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Course summary

Why study information technology with us Learning about computer-based systems can open a lot of different career doors. Our information technology course combines theoretical knowledge with practical experiments to prepare you for the world of work. You’ll have access to a wide range of advanced equipment and software. Our interworking labs come equipped with telecommunication equipment, high-end simulation software, and much more. We even have remote access for the features you will need. A degree in information technology is a great step to a career in the IT field. You can look forward to securing a key role in the IT support sector, IT project development and anywhere else that database and multimedia skills are needed. Past graduates from this course have gained employment with KPMG, IBM, TalkTalk and other prestigious companies. Middlesex University is ranked 176-200 in the world for computer science (THE World University Ranking, 2019). How you’ll apply your new skills You’ll learn to apply your theoretical knowledge with practical experiments in our modern labs or using remote access, component kits and a wide range of software. Teaching is made up of different styles like lab and group work alongside individual projects, which include designing websites and IT systems. Our course gives you the option to extend your studies by a year to spend the third year doing a paid work placement in an IT-based industry. You’ll enhance your career prospects and practice your knowledge before the final year, possibly leading to a better grade. We’ll help you secure your placement and even cover your tuition fees for the year. There’ll be lots of career events throughout your time studying so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet and talk with potential employers before you graduate. Course highlights

  • You’ll combine theoretical knowledge of computer-based systems with practical experiments in modern labs, with access to advanced equipment, component kits and software
  • You’ll develop skills through different learning styles like lab and group work, along with individual projects including web design and IT systems
  • You’ll have the option to extend study in third year with paid placements in the IT industry to apply knowledge and enhance career prospects

Course details


Year 1 Computing Systems Architecture and Operating Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Programming (30 credits) - Compulsory Emerging Technologies in Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Information in Organisations (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Data Management and Business Intelligence (30 credits) - Compulsory Project Management and Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Web Applications and Databases (30 credits) - Compulsory Information Systems Design and Analysis (30 Credits) - Optional Operating Systems and Computer Networks (30 credits) - Optional Placement Year (Optional) Placement year (120 Credits) - Optional Year 3 (typical structure) UG Individual Project (30 credits) - Compulsory Business Intelligence (30 credits) - Optional Enterprise Networking and Automation (30 credits) - Optional Teaching Computer Science in the Secondary School (30 credits) - Optional Advanced Web Development with Big Data (30 credits) - Optional User Experience (UX) Design (30 credits) - Optional Strategic Management and Information Systems (30 credits) - Optional Digital Media Engineering (30 credits) - Optional Novel Interaction Technologies (30 credits) - Optional Web-based Mobile App Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Artificial Intelligence (30 credits) - Optional

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Our entry requirements provide a guide to the qualifications that you’ll need to study our courses. We have a personalised admissions approach and we make fair but aspirational offers. We want you to aim high and achieve great results. We understand that things have been very different at school and college since the pandemic started however and that you might be worried about what changes to exams in 2021 will mean for you. We’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible and take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning. So if you don’t quite get the grades you hoped, we’ll look at more than your qualifications like your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we're proud of how we recognise potential in future students like you and how we can support you to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

UK students* Part-time students: £77 per taught credit EU / International students* Part-time students: £123 per taught credit
BSc Information Technology at Middlesex University - UCAS