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Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)

  • ID:UH440090
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

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English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and 4/C Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

Information technology includes many aspects of computer science, but with more focus on the computer technology needs of people and organisations. The subject includes software development and acquisition, but also operations, support and systems administration. This course has a particular emphasis on the application of computer technology to businesses: the modelling and design of systems and data, the design of databases, how to enhance the user experience, and how to ensure software solutions meet clients’ needs. You also have the option to gain Oracle DBA certification. Thanks to the nature of this degree, you’ll develop the broad skills many employers are looking for while keeping your career options open.

  • Choose this course with an emphasis on the application and deployment of computing in organisations such as businesses, or change to one of the others in our flexible programme.
  • Be taught by highly qualified staff, most with a PhD or other advanced degree plus research, teaching, or professional experience.
  • Be part of a highly regarded well established computer science department with excellent facilities, a strong research background, and links to business and industry.
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the IT sector through a mix of academic, professional and practical study, with opportunities for industry certifications and a paid placement year. Previous students have worked placements at companies including GSK, Xerox, and BT​
  • Recent graduates from Computer Science have gone on to work at amazing organisations including Sega Europe, NHS, and Lloyds Bank

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Human Dimensions of Computing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Programming, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Models and Methods in Computing, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Platforms for Computing, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Contemporary Issues, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Operating Systems and Networks, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • IT in Organisations, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Information Technology Development Exercise, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • System Requirements, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Web Scripting, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Enterprise Databases, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 6

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Project Planning, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • User Experience, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Advanced Database Topics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Information Security Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Information Technology Project, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Software Quality, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates have become software developers, programmers, web developers, business analysts, database administrators, project managers and IT consultants, or have studied for postgraduate degrees at the University of Hertfordshire or other universities.  There are careers across many employment sectors, including the IT industry, business, education and government.  Recent employers have included Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM, John Lewis, and T-Mobile.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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