Are you hoping to start a career in information technology? On this British Computer Society accredited degree, you’ll focus on how information technology helps to support modern businesses as they strive to accomplish their strategic priorities. You’ll also learn a range of essential business and management skills, which are vital for an exciting and challenging career in IT.
Students studying information technology management here at Solent will have the opportunity to use the latest software and hardware in our dedicated computing and networking labs. These include our usability labs, which use eye-tracking technology to test the functionality of digital platforms and the quality of the user experience.
Southampton Solent University also operates a devices lab - an area which contains a range of mobile devices for website and application testing.
Successful students will have the opportunity to gain an Oracle certification alongside their degree. This shows employers that they possess proven skills and opens up the door to further certification through the ‘Oracle University’ programme.
Business information technology at Southampton Solent University has a strong focus on employability. This means that the curriculum is designed to equip students with skills that are relevant to employers. Students are also encouraged to take part in placements in their third year of study, or during their summer breaks.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
Year one: CORE UNITS *Systems Analysis and Design *Introduction to Databases *Internet Technology *Introduction to Programming and Problem-Solving *Introduction to Professional Practice *Business Information Management *Event-Driven Programming. Year two: CORE UNITS *Information Systems Design *Enterprise Database Development *Analytics and Financial Analysis *Developing for the Internet *Graduate and Professional Development. OPTIONS *Human-Digital Interaction Design *Curriculum Plus (including languages and entrepreneurship). Year three: CORE UNITS *Project (double unit) *Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence *Software Requirements Project Management. OPTIONS *Human-Computer Interaction *Web Application Development *Enterprise Data Modelling *Curriculum Plus (including languages and entrepreneurship).
To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are: IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 19 in each individual component-TOEFL is only valid for EU students or equivalent. Qualifications are checked before enrolment, and international students must bring their original certificates or certified copies when coming to study at the University. The University also offers a pre-sessional English programme for international students who wish to improve their level of English before starting a degree course. Note to all international students requiring a visa: All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Southampton Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Southampton Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
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IELTS with a minimum of 4.5 in all four language components reading, writing, listening and speaking or equivalent language qualification.
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Southampton Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.