Our information technology course combines theoretical knowledge with practical experiments to prepare you for the world of work. You’ll have access to a wide range of advanced equipment and software. Our interworking labs come equipped with telecommunication equipment, high-end simulation software, and much more. A degree in information technology is a great step to a career in the IT field. You can look forward to securing a key role in the IT support sector, IT project development and anywhere else that database and multimedia skills are needed. Past graduates from this course have gained employment with KPMG, IBM, TalkTalk and other prestigious companies. You’ll learn to apply your theoretical knowledge with practical experiments in our modern labs. Teaching’s made up of different styles like lab and group work alongside individual projects, which include designing websites and IT systems. Our course gives you the option to extend your studies by a year to spend the third year doing a paid work placement in an IT-based industry. You’ll enhance your career prospects and practice your knowledge before the final year, possibly leading to a better mark. We’ll help you secure your placement and even cover your tuition fees for the year. There’ll be lots of career events throughout your time studying so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet and talk with potential employers before you graduate. While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area.
BSc (Hons) Information Technology
Learn in a high-tech lab with access to specialist equipment, applying theory and concepts to practical situations.
Core modules such as Web Development, Information Systems Foundations, and IT Infrastructure are thoroughly covered in this course. You will learn how a modern enterprise works and how to use a wide range of technologies to support its operation. You will have the opportunity to put what you’ve learned to practical use and make valuable industry contacts, especially if you decide to complete a work experience placement in your second year.