Taught course

Information Technology

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent

If you are in doubt if you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, please get in touch with the Future Students Enquiry team.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Whether you have some experience but no formal qualification in Information Technology, or have a first degree in a subject other than Information Technology, this distinctive programme allows graduates without IT qualifications the chance to enter the business computing profession.

As a graduate from this course you'll understand IT from a business perspective, be able to create a systems view of business system development, as well as being able to implement systems.

For many organisations their software infrastructure actually forms a core part of their business function so it is vital that those developing software systems understand how the business process and strategy shape the development of IT applications. The Information Technology programme exposes graduates to all of these aspects of modern business systems. Instead of focussing on traditional software development, greater emphasis is given to the development of business systems such as web systems and database systems.

The placement option on this degree is an excellent opportunity for you to gain first-hand industry experience. Companies that have taken our Computing students include IBM, Barclays Bank, Lockheed Martin, Sun Microsystems, United Advertising, Hewlett-Packard and British Aerospace.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally: IELTS (academic) 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,500
International students
£14,000

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
prospectus@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916