University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Information Technology with a year in Industry

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Course summary

The Business Information Technology with a Year in Industry programme gives you the skills required for the practical application of computing to areas typically found in business and industry. Modules, taught by specialist lecturers from the School of Computing, include a solid grounding in programming and information system development as well as business-related modules like e-commerce, computer applications and computer consultancy. Lecturers from Kent Business School, meanwhile, teach a range of core business and management modules to equip students for their future work in business. Why study Business Information Technology at Kent:

  • Learn to use current technology in communications, databases and web solutions to analyse business problems and develop effective solutions
  • Computer Science at Kent was ranked 8th for research intensity and scored 87% overall in The Complete University Guide 2022
  • You will be taught skills that will be of lasting value in a constantly changing field
  • You will study on a course with partial accreditation from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Kent is home to two National Teaching Fellows as well as several Fellows of technical learned societies and authors of some widely used textbooks.
Course details You learn a combination of business and software technology; together these give you the ability and confidence to operate comfortably in the business world. The first and second year are comprised of compulsory modules to give you a solid grounding in both computing and business. As you make your way to your final year, you can choose from a range of optional modules in areas that you want to explore in more depth or that will help with your chosen career path. Year in Industry Your year in industry takes place between your second and final years, giving you invaluable work experience. You earn a salary and there may be the possibility of a job with the same company after graduation. In previous years, students have worked in a range of large and small organisations including well-known names such as: BT and The Walt Disney Company. For more information, please visit our website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Business Information Technology with a year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS