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Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • 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. How you learn 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. 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 will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. Previous placements have taken place at organisations such as IBM, BMW, Nissan, Xerox and Boots. Live projects We work with industrial advisors to design the curriculum aligned with the needs of industry. You’ll work on client-based projects from the public services sector, private sector SMEs and large corporates. This facilitates a closer connection to industry, where students apply theory to real projects. You can also work with our business programme,Venture Matrix, winner of theNational Enterprise Educators Award. It is increasingly popular amongst graduates to run their own business. We have therefore developed a unique series of modules that allow you to develop your entrepreneurial skills and creativity. Students and graduates have the opportunity to access our enterprise resources, providing office space, office equipment, meeting facilities and tailored business support. There are also unique certification opportunities through PRINCE2 (Project Management), ITIL (IT service Management) and Business Architecture Expert (LEADing Practice Enterprise Standards Body). Field Trips You have the opportunity to undertake field trips and live client projects. Previous students have visited France to work on applied business architecture. On this trip, contacts from international industry present live business architecture challenges that students solve as part of their course work.


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. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Employability And Work Based Learning Information Analysis For Business Information Systems Introduction To Digital Technology It Service Support Understanding Organisations Year 2 - Compulsory module Business Analysis For Enterprise Systems Employability And Project Based Learning Introduction To Cloud Computing It Infrastructure And Emerging Technologies Elective modules Digital Marketing Information Management Managing For Performance Year 3 - Optional Modules Placement Year Final Year - Compulsory modules Business Architecture Expert Entrepreneurial Theory And Practice 3 Professional Practice Elective Modules Applied Business Intelligence Developing Strategies For Change Dissertation Innovative Multimedia Knowledge Management Relationship Marketing Management

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applications from people of any age. We may be flexible in our normal offer if you can show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience. This must show that you will benefit from and finish the course successfully. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

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English language requirements

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

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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 £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

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

Information Technology with Business Studies at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS