UWE Bristol

BSc Hons Information Technology

Turn your IT, ICT or Computing Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification into an honours degree on this one-year course.

Why study information technology?

Information technology (IT) is integral to our lives. It supports scientific breakthroughs, makes organisations more effective and whole sectors of our economy depend on it.

All this requires professionals with a solid understanding of technology and the environment organisations operate in.

Why UWE Bristol?

BSc(Hons) Information Technology enables you to top up your IT, ICT or Computing Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification, to turn it into an honours degree.

Develop vital professional skills in programming, security, the web, forensics and business.

Apply what you learn to a computing project or information systems dissertation. Gain an inside track on the industry through presentations from visiting professionals.

Build vital professional and personal skills and graduate ready to succeed in your career.

Where can it take me?

Choose from a broad range of IT career, including systems analysis, database analysis, programming, software engineering, network administration, web administration and e-commerce.

If you choose a business-based course of study, you'll have career options in business-oriented roles such as management consultancy and training.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificate in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs.
  • English Language Requirement: International and EU applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no component below 5.5 OR overall score of 6.0 with no more than one component at 5.5.
  • Specific subjects: FdSc or HND in Computer Studies, Information Systems, Information Technology, Internet Technology or equivalent. You need an average of two-thirds Merits in your Final year.

Applicant are required to have an HND or Foundation Degree in Computer Studies, Information Systems or Information Technology (or similar), with an average of two thirds Merits in Final year.

Career Prospects

Choose from a broad range of IT career, including systems analysis, database analysis, programming, software engineering, network administration, web administration and e-commerce.

If you choose a business-based course of study, you'll have career options in business-oriented roles such as management consultancy and training.

Course Details

Computing Project.
Or
Information Technology Project
Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing and Digital Media.
Or
Information Systems Dissertation
Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing and Digital Media.

Five optional modules
Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing and Digital Media*
Security Management in Practice
Advanced Topics in Web Development 1
Advanced Topics in Web Development 2
Usability and Interaction Design
Mobile Networks
Mobile Applications
Cryptography
Forensic Computing Practice
Business Innovation and Growth
Organisational Leadership
Strategic Management
Big Data Analytics
Technical Writing and Editing
Interaction Design
Information, Networks and Society
Entrepreneurial Skills
Security Data Analytics and Visualisation
Business Intelligence and Data Mining.

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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