The BSc Information Technology Management course is designed to prepare students to deliver effective and competitive information technology management solutions within a diverse organisational global context.
- Rapid technological change and the challenges of global competition have raised the demand for highly skilled professionals who can align corporate objectives with modern business systems and an effective IT infrastructure.
- The course explores areas such as Programming, Data Science, Web Development, Business Intelligence, IT Infrastructure Library (ITL) and Service Management, and Project Management within a management context.
- Activity-Led Learning helps you consolidate what you are taught through practical application of everything you are covering in lectures.
- Emphasis on developing technical skills supported via dedicated use of a Programming Support Centre*
- Preparation for the increasingly interconnected and digital workplace through embedment of blended, collaborative and international learning opportunities*
- Opportunity for national or international field trips*
This course has a common first year. The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements). Common first year courses: Computer Science MSc/BSci (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence MSc/BSci (Hons) Interactive Media and Web Technologies BSc (Hons) Software Engineering BSc (Hons) In your first year, you’ll be taught the fundamental skills and concepts needed to begin your journey as a computer scientist or information technology manager. You’ll explore the mathematical and technical foundations of computing, and you’ll apply those principles in regular laboratory sessions which help solidify your understanding. You’ll also begin developing the professional skills you’ll need in your day-to-day career on graduation: working as part of a team, the ethical and legal issues around data systems, and software unit testing. Modules: Programming: Concepts and Algorithms Computer Systems Working with Data Mathematical Skills for Computing Professionals Programming: Professional Practice Integrative Project Module Year Two In your second year, you’ll build on the skills developed in year one and explore topics such as data science for business, operational research and simulation, ITIL and further explore how these can be applied within an organisational context. Modules Data Science for Business Web Development and Management Operational Research and Simulation Digital Marketing Business Environment and MIS IT Infrastructure Library (ITL) and Service Management Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement* can often be beneficial. Work placements usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path and gain valuable work experience, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1250. For more information, please go to the fees and funding section. During this time, you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Final Year The final stage builds on the advanced topics which were introduced in stage two, while allowing you to decide for yourself which areas you wish to specialise in as you finish your degree. In addition, this year includes your major project, where you bring everything you have learned to bear upon a specific challenge related to information technology management and devise your own solution. We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content. For full module details please check the course page on the Coventry University website. *For further information please check the course page on the Coventry University website
This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments Laboratories Posters The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.
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.
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
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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.