36 months
16500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Global businesses are constantly developing and implementing information technology to achieve their goals. On this Business Information Technology (Hons) course from Bournemouth University, you will acquire technical and operational skills to prepare you for cutting-edge work in a variety of business contexts.

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Why study BSc (Hons) Business IT at BU?

  • Study to meet the dynamic needs of employers that rely on computing professionals who can combine business and technological skills
  • Learn how to integrate computing technology into organisational processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Explore the technological needs of customers and users within businesses
  • Gain valuable work experience on your placement if you choose to take one
  • Open up a range of opportunities – potential roles range from the likes of business analyst to e-learning developer, technical researcher, IT consultant or business intelligence developer
  • 89% of our graduates are either working or studying fifteen months after graduating. 


IT plays an ever-more important role in every aspect of our lives and businesses look for professionals who have the skills and drive to succeed in this fast-paced and ever-evolving industry.

You will have the opportunity to specialise in an area of IT that interests you in your final year, ensuring that you have a solid understanding of basic IT principles that will serve you well once you enter the workplace. 

Graduates of the Business Information Technology (Hons) course from Bournemouth University are highly sought after, within fifteen months of completing their course, 89% of our students are in further study or work, of which 78% students are employed in a professional or managerial position.


The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Programming
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Data and Databases
  • Networks and Cyber Security
  • Application of Programming Principles
  • Business Systems Analysis and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry onto Year 1:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 61-71%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 60-70%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 60-70%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6 or 7. Grade depends on the course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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