This course aims to prepare you to meet the challenges of working in a global marketplace and adapting to technological change. You will explore fundamental elements of business and IT, and should be able to deliver effective and competitive business solutions within diverse organisational global contexts. We passionately believe that learning is much more than studying theory. The course is underpinned by practical work and industry engagement – through professional training opportunities, expert lectures and industry visits. Course content is adaptive and responds to the demands of business, exploring topical areas such as modern web development, business intelligence, programming, big data, cloud computing. Our aim is to provide you with the practical knowledge and experience necessary for a career in industry or commerce in roles as software developers, enterprise architects, IT managers, consultants or business analysts. We focus on developing your technical skills, with the aim to help you to practise and experience programming, virtualisation and cloud technologies within our specialist and general labs. You should also develop key competencies in critical analysis, application of software development, communication with technical and non-technical audiences, intercultural competences and digital literacy. Key Course Benefits
- Access to teaching rooms built to support our student-centred pedagogy.
- Chance to showcase your final portfolio of work to potential employers at our annual New Wizards Showcase event.
- Opportunity to spend an industrial placement year working with companies nationally or overseas (Please note that placement and/or study abroad opportunities may be subject to additional costs, competitive application, availability and meeting appropriate visa requirements)
- 82% of information technology for business students stated they were satisfied with the course in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2019 and 100% felt they had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of the course.
- The current teaching team within the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics have substantial academic and industrial experience. For example, the former Country Project Director for IT for Shell international and ITV, former heads of IT, managing directors of software development houses and database specialists.
Our main study themes are:
- Business and Business systems:
- Web Technologies, Networks and Cyber Security: We cover a range of current web technologies. We look at modern operating systems, computer networks and cyber security.
- Technology and its social, legal and ethical context: We will explore the social, legal and ethical contexts surrounding contemporary digital technology. We examine the laws governing use of computers from many perspectives including: crime; contracts; data protection; freedom of information; copyright; and audit.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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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
All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate / BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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Recruitment and Admissions Office
Thursday 18 August 08:00-20:00, Friday 19 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 21 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 22 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-18:30
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