Information Technology Management for Business, BSc Hons

Information Technology Management for Business, BSc Hons

This degree has been designed around criteria established by e-skills UK, the Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecoms, and is supported by some of the leading businesses in this country. It provides a mixture of IT, business and personal development that makes it a combination of the traditional degree and also a graduate training programme.

The learning is split into four broadly even quartiles, each of which provides a themed area of study and learning outcomes including information technology, business management, project management and, finally, interpersonal and transferable skills.

The programme ensures that graduates have confidence in presenting and selling ideas, concepts and solutions while being flexible, open minded and reflective when listening to others in trying to understand their needs and the contexts of those needs. The programme is recognised by over 90 international and national companies including Accenture, BA, BBC, CA, Capgemini, Cisco, Deloitte, Ford, Fujitsu, HP/EDS, IBM, ITV, Logica, Micro Focus, Morgan Stanley, Network Rail, Proctor and Gamble, Sainsbury's, SAS and Unilever.

Students can take the option of applying for one of the many opportunities provided by the ITMB programme Employer Forum to undertake a short summer placement (8-12 weeks) or longer placement (9 months) to gain the industrial and practical experience from the respective environment.

The unique benefits of this programme provide students with expert involvement, applied study, better employability prospects, industry links, and social media interaction.

UCAS code

GN52 M BSc/ITMB

Department

Technology Management & Enterprise

Location

Medway Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points or above

FROM A-level or a National Diploma in IT/Business DMM, or equivalent qualifications

PLUS at least three GCSEs (including English and mathematics) or equivalent qualifications.

* Qualifications not listed above will be considered on application.

* Where relevant you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or an equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework, projects, presentations and dissertation.

Professional recognition

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) accreditation is strongly anticipated.

Career options

Graduates can enter a variety of business careers. Many of the employers linked to the degree offer graduate recruitment schemes. These can give you an idea of the kind of role that a successful ITMB student could progress into. The programme's employment/graduate prospects for (2010) was 90% and for 2011 was 100% where graduates were employed with the industry or were continued further postgraduate studies in Masters and PhD.

Full time

Year 1

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Year 2

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Year 3

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Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

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Year 4

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Year 5

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Year 6

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Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement Course - ENG

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

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