Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Business Information Systems (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation)

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems degree is designed to develop your knowledge and expertise in the analysis, development and application of information systems. The course will expose you to the state-of-the-art theories, technologies and research that will shape and transform society over the next decade. You will gain a deep understanding of the importance of IT and computing in society, and the impact of information systems to the economy. The course will give you a solid grounding in the theoretical foundations of information, technology and systems applied to modern business environments. You will develop your programming skills, and learn to apply these skills on web-based applications. Broadening options will address the design of information systems for global business, data and knowledge management, multimedia and interaction, operations management, cyber security and business intelligence. You will develop highly transferable computational thinking, analytical and problem solving skills, as well as a broad range of business and data skills. Graduates are able to operate as software developers with a critical understanding of the importance of business information systems to global commerce. Business Information Systems graduates enjoy careers across many sectors - IT and telecoms, digital and creative industries, financial and professional services, management consultancy and the wider public sector.

Course details

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

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:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
EU £13000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to
Business Information Systems (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS