• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This dynamic Information Technology for Business (Hons) course at Coventry University should deepen your understanding of information technology (IT), and aims to teach you the fundamentals of software development and the application required to drive business strategy and competitiveness in an international market.
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Overview

Course content has been designed to reflect changes occurring in national and international contexts, including the emergence of new technologies, policy design processes and the impact of ethical debate.

Core learning is focused on the following subject areas: application programming; foundations of information systems and technology; use of information systems in a business context; project management; database systems and development; agile development methodology; international compliance; ethical and professional issues.

Career prospects

The effective use of information technology is crucial to every modern business. On this course, you should not only develop the technical skills and knowledge required to create IT applications, but you should also gain a solid understanding of the business environment in which they operate.

The Information Technology for Business (Hons) course at Coventry University is designed to help prepare you for careers in the design, delivery and management of IT systems within a business, although the skills learnt could be applicable in careers such as web development, data analysis, content management, business analysis and project management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming and Algorithms
  • Software Design
  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Digital Marketing
  • Database Systems
  • Activity Led Learning projects

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Level: BBB-BBC to include one from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Computing or Design Technology. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC: DDM-DMM in IT, Business or a technical subject.
  • IB Diploma: 29 points to include IT, Business or a technical subject.
  • Access Grades: The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits in either Maths, Physics, Computer Science or Statistics units. Plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 or above.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Mathematics, or specified equivalents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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