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Business Information Systems with Foundation at University of Westminster, London - UCAS

Business Information Systems with Foundation

University of Westminster, London

Degree level: Undergraduate

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The foundation year in computer science offers an entry route for those students who do not have the required entry requirements for all three-year degree pathways in the department of computer science. Successful completion of the foundation year enables an automatic progression onto the first year of any of: BSc Computer Science, BEng Software Engineering, BSc Digital Media Development, BSc Business Information Systems and BSc Computer Games Development and students who progress to the 3-year degrees via this foundation year route have traditionally performed very well. The foundation year route may also be of interest if you do not feel ready to start the first year of an undergraduate course, perhaps because you have been out of education for some time or you feel your current qualifications will not equip you to attempt a 3-year undergraduate computing course directly. This course will give you a clear perspective of the current nature and practice of business information systems. In Year 1 you will be introduced to the main fundamental concepts and in Year 2 and Year 3 you will follow the specialist themes which interest you the most. You will take some modules offered by Westminster Business School. This course develops your understanding of the business challenges of an enterprise, and your ability to conceive and manage solutions which are increasingly ICT-dependent. You will integrate your skills of problem solving and information systems modelling with your knowledge of business processes and environments. You will be able to consult on, support or develop the technological platforms of an enterprise to achieve competitive advantage, building a career in roles ranging from systems developer to business manager.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Course codeI100
Institution code W50
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

If your first language is not English, or you have not studied your secondary education in English, you may need to achieve a University of Westminster recognised English language qualification. IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 - 80 points
A level DDE - CDD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP - MMP
Access to HE Diploma 64 - 80 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM - DM
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points IB grade 4 HL English and grade 4 Maths
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Maths & English GCSEs minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017).

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.55.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component

https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/english-language-requirements

https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Information Systems with Foundation at University of Westminster, London - UCAS