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Information Systems (Interaction Design) BSc (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

Our BSc Information Systems Honours degree focuses on making sure that computer systems really are useable. There is a strong focus here on system design and evaluation techniques, especially for interactive systems, complemented by the management skills needed to plan and organise the large-scale information resources that drive modern organisations.

If students wish, they can specialise in later years and graduate with a named degree in Interaction Design (G590), Internet Systems (G501) or Management (GN52).

Accreditation

Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.

Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Science Council for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Scientist.

Employability

Work and study

This is what our BSc (Hons) Information Systems (Interaction Design) students are doing 15 months after graduating:

  • 75% are working
  • 5% are studying
  • 5% are working and studying.

In highly skilled work

  • 95% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students 15 months after graduating: £27500
  • The average UK salary of students 15 months after graduating from a similar course: £25000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Information technology and telecommunications professionals

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,792per 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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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 113 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    165 74%

    18th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    33rd

    34

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