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 exp​ertise in the analysis, development and application of socio-technical systems, with a deep understanding of the importance of information technology and computing in society. You will be exposed to the state-of-the art theories, technologies and research that will shape and transform society over the next decade. You will gain a solid grounding in the theoretical foundations of information, technology and ​systems applied to modern business environments. At a higher level, this programme will prepare you for graduate work by showcasing the impact and importance of information systems to the UK and global digital economy. The course begins by developing fundamental programming skills and moves on 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, marketing, strategic management, cyber security and business intelligence. Graduates are able to operate as software developers with an understanding of the critical importance of business information systems to global commerce. This degree has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS. An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

Course details

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

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 – 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

http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate


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

Operated by the Office for Students
70%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
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 http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts
Business Information Systems (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS