BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management (Full Time)

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Description

This course gives you the opportunity to learn sought-after skills that can be directly applied in the workplace. All organisations today use information technology, and require staff who can understand these systems and how people interact with them.
This course explores the impact of computers on the way people work, giving you a sound knowledge base of business, analysis and IT. You will also study economics and project management to gain a full understanding of the driving forces of business demand.

To enhance your employability, you will undertake themes in decision making and strategic issues in your final year. A wide choice of options in the second and final years of study allows you …

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This course gives you the opportunity to learn sought-after skills that can be directly applied in the workplace. All organisations today use information technology, and require staff who can understand these systems and how people interact with them.
This course explores the impact of computers on the way people work, giving you a sound knowledge base of business, analysis and IT. You will also study economics and project management to gain a full understanding of the driving forces of business demand.

To enhance your employability, you will undertake themes in decision making and strategic issues in your final year. A wide choice of options in the second and final years of study allows you to tailor the course to suit your interests and improve your employability.
Through a lively and varied mix of teaching methods and assessment, you will be challenged in both theoretical and practical areas. Special emphasis is placed on developing your presentation skills, to boost your value in today’s workplace.

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Industrial focus

You can choose to spend the third year on an industrial placement, returning to complete your degree in the fourth year. This year has proven to be of significant benefit, since graduate employment is easier to obtain with valued industrial experience.

Course content

(Under review for 2013)

Year 1

Five core units:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Internet Technology
  • Databases
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Problem Solving.

Year 2

Six core units:

  • Information Systems Design
  • Business and Financial Analysis
  • Server Side Web Development
  • Digital Marketing
  • Human–Digital Interaction Design
  • Graduate & Professional Development.

Year 3

Four core units and one option units:

  • Project (double unit)
  • eBusiness Strategy
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Business Economics

Options:

  • Computer Law
  • Human Computer Interaction

Why choose this course?

If you are a confident user of IT and wish to acquire skills and knowledge that you can apply in a business context, then this course is for you.

  • Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS).
  • Dedicated technology and networking laboratories.
  • Specialist Usability Laboratory available for research and analysis.
  • External speakers are invited for regular BCS meetings.

Assessment

Presentations, practical work, written assignments and group work. There are few formal exams.

Key career skills

Communication, project management, teamwork, presentation and analysis.

Projects/work experience

The optional industrial placement year offers many benefits. Past placements have included local authorities, Ordnance Survey, IBM, Convergys, Hewlett Packard, Lloyds TSB and Southampton Football Club.

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