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What students say about information systems
What you need to get on a course
Subjects you need
A-levels (or equivalent) usually required
- No Specific Requirements
Useful to have
Here's a guide to what to expect from the application process - also check individual university entry requirements, as these may differ.
- January application
- October application
- Personal statement
- Entry test
- Work experience
Personal statement advice
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- Information technology and telecommunications professionals
Longer term career paths
Jobs where this degree is useful
- Information systems manager
- Network administrator
- Systems analyst
Other real-life job examples
- Applications developer
- IT Technical support officer
- IT Sales professional
What employers like about this subject
Contrary to the popular myth about those who work in IT, solid communications skills are advantageous, especially when explaining complex computing ideas to those without any such background. Those who can act as a bridge between different facets of a business will find many opportunities open up to them. Essentially, you’ll be problem-solving as you analyse technical solutions and apply them to a business’s problems, both highly-desirable skills in the eyes of employers. Additionally, you’ll gain many technical skills such as knowledge of various programming languages. Meanwhile those in information systems manager roles will be charged with managing a team of programmers and analysts; these leadership skills are generally valuable as you progress in your career.