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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.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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||96 points||96 points to include two C grades at A level or equivalent.|
|A level||CCC||Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two C grades|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 0 credits M: 45 credits P: 0 credits||96 points, other grade combinations accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||DDD||Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two D grades|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||To include 12 points from Higher Level subjects.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||96 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grade CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2||Other grade combinations totalling 96 points considered with a minimum of two H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language and Maths. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language and Maths.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||MMM|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||DD|
To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you If you intend to take up the Sandwich Year option, this will be processed internally when you have commenced your studies
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
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