Business Information Technology BSc (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.609 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inglaterra)
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This Business Information Technology course runs in 2016/17.
Today’s businesses are faced with the challenges of global competition and technological change. This course prepares you for meeting these challenges by teaching you fundamental elements of both business and IT.
We passionately believe that learning is much more than studying theory and have designed our course to give you the practical knowledge and experience necessary for you to meet the demands of a career in industry or commerce.
The course is adaptive, responding to the demands of business to equip you with the required knowledge and skills to fulfil business needs.
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- Accreditation by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional; partially meeting the Academic Requirement for registration as a Chartered Scientist; and, on behalf of the Engineering Council, partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer;
- links with national and international employers such as the RAC, London Transport, London Metropolitan Police, National Grid, Severn Trent Water;
- the opportunity to take part in our IBM mentoring scheme;
- a strong emphasis on practical work and real-world/ industrial collaboration through professional training opportunities working for industrial or commercial organisations under the joint supervision of an individual from the organisation and a member of academic staff from the School;
- access to an enthusiastic and committed group of experienced academics, bringing a wealth of industrial experience to their teaching;
- the opportunity to apply to spend an industrial placement year working with companies nationally or overseas;
- access to a new multi-million pound teaching facility with a range of specialist equipment and software, such as Simul8;
- the New Wizards Showcase, an annual event allowing students on this course to showcase their work to potential employers.
The British Computer Society (BCS)
Accreditations shall be renewed in accordance with the accreditors standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.
In the first year of the course you will cover the key themes of programming, business organisation – structure and strategy, information systems analysis and design, ICT and its role in business, business decision making and tools and techniques.
Through the second and final year you will apply these core themes to specific modules, such as real world projects where you will work as part of a development team to deliver a business IT solution. You will also have the chance to apply for a work placement or study abroad where you will put your theory to the test.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
Your course will be based on a series of lectures, with associated seminars, tutorials and project based practical classes. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice.
You will work with staff on real-world problems from industry, commerce and research groups, as you would in professional practice; this means that you can develop all of the professional skills at the same time as you learn the technical content of your degree.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 20%; coursework, essays, project and group work 60%; practical exams e.g. presentations, tests, etc.20%.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 15 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 6 hours of tutorials, seminars (or, later, individual project supervision) each week
Medium group teaching: 3 hours of practical classes, workshops, or laboratory sessions each week
Large group teaching: 6 hours of lectures, demonstrations and guest speakers each week
Personal study: up to 25 hours each week of guided study in your own time."