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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

    26-SEP-22

  • 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)

£ 16,300per year

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

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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

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

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 113 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 54%

    73rd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    49th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    10th

    7

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