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Computer Information Systems for Business

Bangor University
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
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Program description

Computer Information Systems for Business

This degree is intended for students who are interested in a course which emphasize the application of software in business and industry. The course provides a grounding in computer science, the construction and use of database systems, new media technologies, systems administration, artificial intelligence and business information systems. During your time at Bangor you will develop an understanding of the fundamentals underpinning computer information systems and their application in industry. You will be able to describe the operation of these systems and apply a range of principles and concepts to the production of properly engineered software. Crucially you will understand the drivers for the future trends in this fast moving area. New modules have recently been introduced that will enable you to design and build your own computer network. This work is undertaken in a recently developed specialist network laboratory.

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Admission requirements

For 2020 entry:

GCSE: grade C/4 in English. Typical offer is based on a minimum 80 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels (excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical / Extended Diploma: will be considered case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma is accepted
  • Access : Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • Key Skills are not accepted

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Mgmt & Financial Accounting
  • Imperative Programming Foundat
  • Core Economics
  • Database Systems

Semester 2

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Mgmt & Financial Accounting
  • Python Programming
  • Core Economics
  • Web Technologies
  • Database Systems

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Industrial Projects
  • Application Development
  • System Admin & Mainte

Semester 2

  • Industrial Projects
  • Application Development
  • Applied Data Science ft Python
  • System Admin & Mainte

Optional Modules

  • Marketing Research (Semester 2)
  • Statistical Methods (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Business Information Systems (Semester 2)
  • Consumer Behaviour (Semester 2)
  • The Marketing of Services (Semester 2)
  • Corporate Finance (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Finance (Semester 1)
  • Investment (Semester 1)
  • Microeconomics (Semester 1)
  • Macroeconomics (Semester 2)
  • Current Issues in Economics (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Law for Business (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Law for Business 2 (Semester 2)
  • Management: Planning & Control (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Operations Strategy (Semester 1)
  • Banks and Financial Markets (Semester 1)
  • Personal Finance and Banking (Semester 2)
  • Management Accounting (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Corporate Gov'nce & Regulation (Semester 2)
  • Accounting Information Systems (Semester 2)
  • Evolution of Mgmt Thought (Semester 2)
  • Investment Banking (Semester 1)
  • Financial Accounting 1 (Semester 1)
  • Financial Accounting 2 (Semester 2)
  • Marketing Communication (Semester 1)
  • Leadership and HRM (Semester 1 + 2)
  • International Placement (Semester 1)

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Computer & Network Security
  • Apps Artificial Intelligence
  • Individual Project-Computing (30) Core
  • Marketing Strategy & Man.

Semester 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Databases - Design & Implement
  • Web-Based Applications
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Individual Project-Computing
  • Internet Tech for E-Commerce

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

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Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BSc (Hons) degree.

Career opportunities

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a successful career in designing and using ICT systems. The course will prepare you for a variety of careers in software design, communications and networking, computer applications, IT management, computer sales and marketing. Your mix of ICT and business skills will be particularly valuable for companies who wish to make better use of ICT.

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About this institute

Bangor University

Want something different? Well you have come to the right place. Bangor University is a historic University located between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park, the wonderful Irish Sea coastline, and the awe-inspiring Isle of Anglesey. What makes Bangor...

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Why study at Bangor University

Gold rated teaching

Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF assessment took into account teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes and learning gain. We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A top 10 university

The National Student Survey (NSS) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated as the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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