Business Information Systems University of Bedfordshire


IT has never been so important to the strategic, operational and tactical needs of international business. This course will help you take advantage of the entrepreneurial opportunities available in this area, and offers a thorough grounding in modern information tools, enhanced by study of advanced management and engineering techniques. A particularly significant element of the course focuses on the use of information systems for business analysis and intelligence.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Year 1;

Introduction to Software Development,
Computer Systems Structure,
Fundamentals of Computer Studies,
Financial Accounting for Business,
Introduction to e-business
Year 2;

Mobile Applications,
Decision Support Systems and Data Mining,
Systems Development and Modern Database Practices,
Business Systems and Process Operations Management
Year 3;

Research Methodologies and Emerging Technologies,
Social and Professional Project Management,
Creating New Businesses,
Honours Project

Assessment method

You will be assessed using a range of methods:

Business report writing and oral presentations
Introduction of team working and peer assessment of the group
Practical progressive software projects
Computer Based Assessment
Year 1;

Written exams = 19%
Coursework = 61%
Practical exams = 20%
Year 2;

Written exams = 28%
Coursework = 72%
Practical exams = 0%
Year 3;

Written exams = 5%
Coursework = 90%
Practical exams = 5%

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code GN51
Institution code B22
Campus name Luton Campus
Campus code D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 - 96 points
A level CCE - CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP - MMM
Access to HE Diploma 80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points
Scottish Higher 80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points

We are happy to consider applicants with alternative qualifications and/or work experience.

If you would like to check if your qualifications will be accepted please contact the Admissions Team

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £11,500 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This fee will be confirmed in an offer letter from the University. The fees for 2018 are to be confirmed and the fee quoted is provisional based on the existing 2017 fee.