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Course summary

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

  • Study business modelling, analysis, design and the implementation of IT solutions.
  • Explore strategic management, cloud computing, data analytics and business enterprise architecture.
  • Apply your knowledge through collaborations with industry experts.
  • Create portfolios, artefacts, prototypes and business solutions.
  • Gain knowledge to undertake industry-recognised qualifications and accreditations.
On this course you’ll gain practical knowledge of business management, enterprise information systems, IT infrastructure management, business architecture and data analytics. You’ll develop core competencies such as project management, service management, content management and designing business enterprise. How you learn 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. You’ll develop your knowledge through classroom experiences, the Hallam community and learning from IT and business experts – as well as working with regional clients from both profit and non-profit organisations. You’ll start your journey by studying both information technology and business management concepts – along with foundations of information analysis. These elements are integrated together with an understanding of customers and markets. You’ll then develop your knowledge by analysing business services and developing business cases and solutions in WordPress and Visio. In your final year, you’ll apply and develop your knowledge further by working with clients to design and deliver business and service solutions. You’ll also critically analyse and evaluate business data, exploiting enterprise architectures and development of business strategy. You learn through
  • lectures, seminars and workshops
  • developing projects for regional clients
  • organising and delivering your own projects and portfolio
  • group work collaborations
  • independent study
  • work experience
You will be supported in your learning journey towards highly skilled, graduate level employment. This includes:
  • access to our 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 complete a year-long work placement between your second and third year. A placement is widely recognised as the gold standard opportunity to gain personal and professional development through real-world experience. You will be encouraged to take up this opportunity, as it will benefit your long-term career prospects and salary level, as well as your academic achievements and degree classification. Your course will prepare you to succeed in your placement and you will be supported throughout it. Your placement will allow you to apply the knowledge and skills gained on your course, in areas such as business management, IT and project management. Live projects During your second year, you’ll undertake client projects to learn from and network with practitioners and experts. Some of the business cases students have developed include improving the energy efficiency of facilities using IoT devices, creating digital marketing channels for climate change awareness, and a mobile app for student mental health support.


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 Customers & Markets Employability And Organisation Based Learning Information Systems Analysis Technology And Information Analysis For Business Year 2 Compulsory modules Business Analysis For Enterprise Systems Employability And Project Based Learning Introduction To Cloud And Emerging Technologies Service Operation And Service Transition Year 3 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

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:

  • Year 1

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.

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Additional entry requirements


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.

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Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

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:

Sponsorship information

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

Information Technology with Business Studies at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS