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Information Technology

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C-B,B,B

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM-DDM

UCAS Tariff

112-128

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Information technology

Overview
An information technology degree is a basis for a wide range of exciting IT-based careers including network management, systems design engineering, software development, web-application development. You will be taught by experts in the field in a high-tech lab and have access to specialist equipment.

Why study BSc Information Technology at Middlesex University?
Our BSc Information Technology is structured in ways that map explicitly on to modern technology, and includes systems design, application development in a modern industrial strength programming language, network design and management, web-application development including both server and client side programming.

Course highlights

This is a multidisciplinary course with the opportunity to undertake a 12-month work experience placement
We are seeking BCS (British Computer Society) accreditation for this course and you will be eligible for BCS membership retrospectively when it is awarded
Practical hands-on experiments in our modern labs will be used to illustrate the application of theory and concepts
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Modules

Year 1:
Emerging Technologies in Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory
Information Systems Foundations (30 credits) - Compulsory
Information in Organisations (30 credits) - Compulsory
Introduction to Programming (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 2:
IS Analysis and Design (30 credits) - Compulsory
IT Infrastructure (30 credits) - Compulsory
Web Development (30 credits) - Compulsory
Web Services (30 Credits) - Compulsory
Year 3:
IT Project (30 credits) - Compulsory
Artificial Intelligence (30 credits) - Optional
Digital Multimedia Engineering (30 credits) - Optional
Human Factors in Design (30 credits) - Optional
Human Factors in IT (30 credits) - Optional
Innovation and Technology Management (30 credits) - Optional
Open Source Software (30 credits) - Optional
Social, Professional and Ethical Issues in Information Systems (30 credits) - Optional
Strategic Management and IS (30 credits) - Optional
Image Processing with MATLAB (30 credits) - Optional
Introduction to Ubiquitous Computing (30 Credits) - Optional

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£14,000
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hendon Campus

Department:

Computer Science and Information Technology

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

65%
UK students
35%
International students
78%
Male students
22%
Female students
89%
2:1 or above
15%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


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What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£21,000
med
Average annual salary
81%
low
Employed or in further education
62%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

42%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
16%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
7%
Managers and proprietors in other services

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

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