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Course summary

Offering the in-depth technical and professional training you need for a career as an information technologist, this course is run in collaboration with local companies so you gain real-world experience while studying. In your first year, you develop the skills to study the specialist topics later in the course including an introduction to software; hardware and how computers are built; how computers work with databases; and Structured Query Language (NoSQL). You will also learn about software applications (such as Microsoft, Oracle and Java) and hardware installation, configuration and maintenance. In year two, you focus on software design and development; how software and hardware work together; designing secure systems; and approaches for testing software. Learning in your final year focuses on research methods and emerging technologies as you undertake an independent IT project. Why choose this course?

  • It offers in-depth technical and professional training, including CompTia, Security+ and CCNA, which are required to practise as an information technologist
  • Throughout the course, you benefit from work-based learning projects and hands-on experience which prepare you to graduate as a professional
  • You learn how a wide range of technology can be deployed to provide systems that support organisations to achieve their business objectives
  • You develop the knowledge and skills to draw out user requirements from non-IT experts and transform these into implemented system-level designs
  • You will be able to lead an IT project, using transferable skills such as effective collaboration and critical thinking

Modules

Areas of study include:

  • Computer Systems Structure
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • Introduction to Software Development
  • Principles of Programming
  • Information Technology Employability Project
  • Systems Development and Modern Database Practices
  • User Experience Design
  • Web Technologies and Platforms
  • Advanced Information Technology
  • Agile Project Management
  • Information Technology Undergraduate Project
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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I200
Institution code:
B22
Campus name:
Luton Campus
Campus code:
D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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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

Additional fee information

For information on the 2024 fees please refer to our website, https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/money/fees/
Information Technology at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS