• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Information and Communication Technology (Hons) from De Montfort University draws on a wide range of academic disciplines, with a focus on understanding organisational, technical and business problems and searching for appropriate solutions in a global information and communication technology (ICT) environment.
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Overview

This Information and Communication Technology (Hons) course from De Montfort University will provide you with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to create coherent information and communication technology (ICT) solutions and services.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be part of a new generation of graduates with specialist ICT skills, which are widely applicable across most organisations. You will also attain leading project management qualifications in Prince 2 (Project Management) and ITIL Foundation (IT Service Management).

The course concentrates on developing your ability to understand a client’s needs for information, systems and services, analysing their business, services and technology requirements and assembling the hardware, software and people resources to respond appropriately.

Technically, the emphasis is on the overall design of information systems, the creation of tailored web front-ends for systems and the linking of systems and resources together to create coherent ICT solutions and services. There is also a focus on the continuous delivery of quality ICT services within the organisation from a management point of view.

Graduate Careers

You will graduate with the knowledge and expertise to pursue a variety of ICT roles within public sector, private sector and voluntary organisations. Examples of suitable roles include: IT project manager, IT services manager, project analyst, IT infrastructure manager, project coordinator and operations manager.

The graduates are highly sought after due to their diverse-skills set and specialist ICT knowledge. Graduates are also well positioned to continue their academic careers by embarking on postgraduate study, in either research or taught areas, which offers the opportunity for further specialisation and enhances their existing skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years with placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to ICT 
  • Information Systems Development 
  • Visual Web Development (C#) 
  • Mathematics and Business Management
  • Devices and Networks 
  • Management of ICT 
  • IT Service Management 

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.

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General Requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Mathematics or equivalent, plus one of the following:
  • Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent or
  • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or
  • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE. English and MathematicsGCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
  • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points
  • Foundation Year in Computing: Pass Foundation, and progression is at the discretion of the programme leader. Refer to the Foundation team for further guidance. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 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 Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 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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