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University of Worcester

Business Information Technology (Placement Year)

UCAS Code: I161

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96

GCSE Maths and English Language at Grade C/4 or above also required.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Business information technology

**Overview**

This course develops your ability to work at the interface of IT and business. It combines a study of the fundamental aspects of IT applications and processes. You’ll explore the key issues that determine business profitability and sustainability. Alongside core modules, you will be able to follow your interests by choosing from a wide range of optional business and computing modules.

The course has been designed to prepare you for a career in IT and management, such as consultancy, systems analyst or business analyst. You’ll be able to develop your leadership and management skills through live client projects at our Media Lab. You’ll also have the opportunity to start up your own consultancy business through the Business School's Incubator or get talent spotted through our annual Computing Showcase.

**Key features**

- You will be taught by experienced computing and business professionals, specialising in the application of new technologies in business (such as social media, cyber security, e-business, data analytics and big data).

- Option to take a 1-year paid placement, engage in client-based consultancy projects or develop software for clients through the Business School's Media Lab (our student led-software consultancy).

- Option to start your own consultancy business through the Business School's Incubator.

- 24/7 access to excellent IT facilities, including dedicated PC and Mac labs, featuring industry-standard software.

- The course has been designed in consultation with employers, aligned with industry standards (ACM, BCS, IEEE).

**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Modules

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Assessment methods

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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Worcester

Department:

Worcester Business School

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