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Business Information Systems BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University
36 months
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Leicester
English
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Business Information Systems BSc (Hons)

Program description

Business Information Systems BSc (Hons)

Business Information Systems BSc (Hons) teaches you the knowledge and practical skills you need to participate in the development, implementation and management of business computing projects.

HP provides 13 per cent of the teaching input and offers a personal mentoring scheme, preferred placement opportunities and professional qualifications, including PRINCE2 project management accreditation and foundation studies in Information Technology Information Library (ITIL).

Admission requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Mathematicsor equivalent, plus one of the following:
  • Normally104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent or
  • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or
  • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE. English and Mathematics GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
  • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points
  • Foundation Year in Computing: Pass Foundation, and progression is at the discretion of the programme leader. Refer to the Foundation team for further guidance.

English language

If English is not your first language then an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) is essential.

English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.


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Program content

First year

  • Information Systems Development
  • Mathematics and Business Management
  • Visual Web Development
  • Devices and Networks
  • Introduction to ICT

Second year

  • IT Service Management
  • Agile Methods and Development
  • Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Design
  • Systems Thinking
  • Introduction to Research

Third year

  • Final Year Project
  • Computing Ethics and Privacy
  • Systems Building: Methods and Management

Optional modules:

  • Project Management PRINCE 2
  • IT Service Foundations
  • IT Services Practice
  • Data Management and Programming
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Research Methods
  • Big Data and Business Models
  • Data Mining

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

A variety of learning and teaching methods are used, including lectures, tutorials, computer laboratory sessions and independent study.

Tuition fees

2021/22 tuition fees

  • UK students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £14,250 per year
  • EU students: Check the website for more information

Career opportunities

Due to the diverse range of skills developed on the course, our graduates are highly sought after. Recent graduates are now working as customer relationship managers, database executives, IT account managers, IT consultants, IT development managers, online processors, service delivery analysts, software developers and trainee business analysts for companies including Hewlett Packard, VRL Financial News, T2 Logistics, RR Donnelley, PepsiCo, IFC Fleet Outsourcing and Debenhams.

Graduates are also well positioned to continue their academic careers by embarking on postgraduate study, in either research or taught areas, which offers the opportunity for further specialisation, and enhances their existing skills.

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De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...


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Why study at De Montfort University

  • Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
  • TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
  • Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
  • 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

Contact info

De Montfort University

The Gateway
LE1 9BH Leicester
United Kingdom

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www.dmu.ac.uk

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