Course Details

BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems Offered With Foundation Year

Course Overview

A degree in Business Information Systems will help you develop the skills to design and develop IT systems to solve real-world problems.

You'll learn how to analyse the requirements for new or replacement systems, and then gain hands-on experience in designing and implementing them.

Both the theoretical and the practical skills that you need to design and build software systems to solve real commercial problems will be explored.

Alongside practical elements you'll learn about legal requirements and ethical questions associated with the profession, meaning you’ll enter your career with a wide-ranging understanding of the subject.

Qualification title: BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems Offered With Foundation Year
Level: Undergraduate
Awarding body: Canterbury Christ Church University
Duration: 4 Years
Mode of study: Full Time
Delivery: Weekdays, Weekend, Evening
Intakes: January, May, September
Campus: Manchester
Tuition fees £9,250/Year
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Why Study Business Information Systems?

Almost every modern business is reliant on information technology to perform and succeed: from the Amazon-sized businesses to the smallest ebay-traders. Information systems allow businesses to co-operate with their suppliers and customers to provide mutual benefit. You will develop specialist skills and in depth knowledge, so that you can play a key role supporting a wide range of businesses and sectors.

After completion of your second year you will have the opportunity to undertake year in industry to allow you to develop your knowledge and skills in a business or industrial setting. This allows you to build up the practical skills desired by employers and to demonstrate your capabilities on your CV.

During the degree you'll develop your understanding of how an organisation, its people and its technology can improve business sustainability. As you learn about these three areas, you'll be building your knowledge and putting it into practice through project work. A key feature of this course is learning how to talk the language of IT and Business, bringing both sides of an organisation together.

Throughout the course, you'll experience hands-on learning on and off campus, and online. This will develop your practical agile problem-solving abilities, enabling you to create IT solutions to real-world problems. You will undertake group projects, typically sourced from industry or akin to problems in industry. Your groupwork will be supported through the use online tools and online project management solutions. During the course, you will also:

  • Gain specialist skills needed to succeed in any industry using the innovative and project focussed CDIO model of learning.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to undertake a work placement to develop your knowledge and skills in a business or industrial setting.
  • Join our close-knit, supportive learning community.

Module information

As well as the core modules, you may also have the opportunity to study a number of option modules in your second and third year. Option modules will not be pre-selected for you. We provide examples of option modules. The availability of specific option modules may vary from year to year. The offer of an option will be subject to a minimum number of students choosing the module to ensure the appropriate student experience. The offer of option modules may also be affected by staff availability. It means we cannot guarantee the availability of a particular optional module. However, we will ensure you have a choice of option modules.

Core/optional modules

Working with Software

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Working with Computer Hardware

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Programming Concepts

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Advanced Mathematics

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Programming Concepts

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Development Project

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Entry Requirements

Qualification type Grades
A Levels BBC
Access 15 Distinctions and 30 Merits
International Baccalaureate 29 Points
Combinations A combination of qualifications totalling 112 UCAS points

Future Career

Your Future Career By blending classroom learning and hands-on tasks, this degree is ready to help you chase many different job choices.

Our past students have stepped into exciting and tough jobs in both private and public areas, in the UK and other countries.

They’ve found work in managing projects, handling shipping, working in banks, overseeing production, and teaching.

They’ve joined big-name companies like Google, Apple, KPMG, HSBC, and the NHS. Also, if you’re looking to study more, this degree makes a strong starting point for diving into more advanced business-related courses at the Master's level.

Through working together with a known university, we aim to help you move towards a bright work future

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