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Business Information Technology (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Business Information Technology (with Industrial Year), at Aberystwyth University, explores how professionals manipulate technology to answer business problems.

With exposure to the key building blocks for business efficiency that includes Systems Analysis, Database Applications, Business Environment, E-Commerce / E-Business systems, Web Programming and Web Tools, you'll quickly learn how to analyse business requirements and translate them into effective business systems.

Enhance your career prospects even further with the Year in Industry opportunity. On successful completion, you'll have amassed the range of core skills and capabilities - highly transferable - and sought by employers of this discipline.

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four year degree scheme.

In your first year you may explore:

  • Web development
  • Problems and solutions
  • Programming
  • Business Environment

In your second year you may discover:

  • Programming for the Web
  • Data Modelling
  • Web Design and the user experience
  • Applied Graphics
  • Software Engineering

In your third year, you will be taking part in your work placement:

  • This is with the assistance of the department. By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation

In your fourth year you may undertake:

  • E-commerce
  • Business Information Technology Group project
  • Professional Issues in the computing industry
  • Web-based major project

Employability

Our degree prepares you for a variety of careers:

  • Communications and networking
  • Web development
  • IT consultancy and management
  • Systems analysis and development
  • Computer sales and marketing
  • Education.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    54th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    3rd

    16

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