Information Technology with Business Studies with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS

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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
  • Learn to manage the technological solutions at the heart of modern organisations.
  • Study data analysis, management, infrastructure and web content management.
  • Gain entrepreneurship and enterprise skills and manage full live projects.
  • Prepare to undertake professional accreditations such as PRINCE2 (Project Management), AGILE and ITIL (Service Management).
On this course you’ll learn contemporary approaches towards business modelling, supporting you in your analysis, design and implementation of IT solutions. You’ill gain knowledge in using and manipulating contemporary web-based content management systems – plus the opportunity to develop digital marketing strategies that complement web systems. If you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Information Technology with Business Studies course, or you’d like extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You’ll share the first year with other computing foundation year students, then move on to the degree. How you learn The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Information Technology with Business Studies course. You share the first year with other computing foundation year students, then move on to the degree. During the first year of study, you will enhance your skills to maximise your academic potential ready to start your learning against the content of the main degree. All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. This course offers a diverse approach towards teaching and learning. You’ll be taught by experts with valuable industry experience in both business management and information technology. The course has been consistently recognised for high levels of student satisfaction and experience. You learn through
  • lectures and seminars
  • tutorials and workshops
  • practical activity-based sessions
  • group and individual project work
  • independent study
  • work placements
The wide range of methods applied to assessment enables a differentiated approach towards assessing your learning. You’re also able to undertake modes of assessment that simulate typical industry practice within respected business and IT environments. In the foundation year, you’ll build on your existing knowledge and experience – developing useful academic, computing and IT skills in preparation for undergraduate study. You’ll benefit from innovative course content that allows you to access and use cutting-edge technology. Throughout, you’ll reflect on your progress, and build valuable communication and interpersonal skills. You will be supported in your learning journey towards highly skilled, graduate level employment through a number of key areas. These include
  • access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development
  • access to our Skills Centre with one to ones, webinars and online resources, where you can get help with planning and structuring your assignments
  • industry-specific employability activities such as live projects, learning in simulated environments and networking opportunities
Applied learning Work placements You’ll have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. Previous placements have taken place at organisations such as IBM, BMW, Nissan, Xerox and Boots.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Foundations In Computing 1 Foundations In Computing 2 Maths For Foundation Computing Study Skills For Computing Students Year 2 Compulsory modules Customers & Markets Employability And Organisation Based Learning Information Systems Analysis Technology And Information Analysis For Business Year 3 Compulsory modules Business Analysis For Enterprise Systems Employability And Project Based Learning Introduction To Cloud And Emerging Technologies Service Operation And Service Transition Year 4 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Applied Business Intelligence Business Architecture Expert Dissertation Entrepreneurship And Strategic Management

Assessment method

Coursework Exams Practicals


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
A019
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We may also accept you, if you have limited qualifications but can show evidence of ability and a genuine commitment to studying the subject. Some applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview with the course leader to ensure that the programme is suitable for themselves and their aspirations. UK students may be able to claim financial support for the course.

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

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Computing/BSc-Honours-Information-Technology-with-Business-Studies-with-Foundation-Year/Full-time/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

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

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Computing/BSc-Honours-Information-Technology-with-Business-Studies-with-Foundation-Year/Full-time/


Student Outcomes

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate/fees

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Information Technology with Business Studies with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS