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Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Placement (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
This Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Placement (Hons) course offered by the University of West London was designed to address the skills gaps reported by employers, who have often complained that computing graduates lack the business and 'soft' skills required by industry. 

Overview

This Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Placement (Hons) course offered by the University of West London features an industrial placement year. This gives you the opportunity to obtain further work experience with ITMB industry partners, helping you to secure employment on graduation.

This course will prepare you for a fulfilling career in management or consultancy roles within the IT industry. You will be given a professional advantage by learning core business and management skills at the same time as developing the IT knowledge and technical skills required by the industry. Employer networking events, live projects and employer led workshops are all incorporated into the course.

One of the highlights of the degree is the involvement of Tech Partnership employers throughout the duration of the course. To keep abreast of the latest developments in the IT industry, industry specialists will present regular ‘guru lectures’ on a range of cutting edge topics.

We aim to create an environment where all students feel welcome. IT courses are often male-dominated, but this course attracts double the proportion of female students normally found on computing courses.

Career and study progression

IT graduates generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. Popular paths for graduates from this course include IT management and consultancy.

Popular careers for graduates from this course include:

  • IT management
  • business strategy and planning
  • systems analysis and design
  • IT consultancy

You will also have opportunities to rub shoulders with potential employers, attend employment skills workshops and meet other ITMB students at bi-annual nationwide ITMB 'away days'. Many of our students meet their future employer at such events!

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you’ve already studied, or to explore something new.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by The Tech Partnership Degrees as a 'Tech Industry Gold degree'.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Accounting for Managers
  • Programming
  • Skills for IS Professional
  • Developing Digital ID
  • ISDB
  • The Business Environment
  • Enterprise and Business Development
  • Managing Business Operations
  • Internet Applications
  • The IT Industry
  • Introduction to Networks and Security
  • Group Project
  • Digital Business

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

112 - 120 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications.These can include:

  • A Levels at grade B, B and C, or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Distinction, Merit, Merit
  • Access to HE Diploma
You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the above qualifications but possess relevant work experience, you are invited to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 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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