If you’re interested in both computer science and business – delivered by experts in both fields – this flexible degree plays to your strengths.
Accredited by Tech Industry Gold, our Management School and Computer Science department integrate industry-relevant academic learning with the technical, business and interpersonal skills to meet standards defined by employers.
We use real-world examples to question the role of information technology in business. You will learn from our cutting-edge researchers how to manage teams and projects in IT-related business scenarios, apply IT solutions and evaluate technical knowledge. Throughout, you can attend TechSkills events, conferences and benefit from their networking opportunities with employers.
Your first year provides a strong foundation in Information Systems, Business Analytics and Software Development, and covers key debates in Management, Organisations and Work. You can also study areas such as Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Operations Management.
In your second year, you move on to areas such as Financial Accounting, Managing Business Information Systems, Knowledge and Data, Project Management and Software Design. You can choose from options ranging from Business Ethics to Human Resource Management, and have the opportunity to conduct a piece of business research.
In your final year, you look at how to develop Business Information Systems and how to manage change from a psychological perspective, and study options such as Project Management and Ethical Responsibility in Business.
Throughout your studies, you will have support from our careers team, which includes a dedicated departmental careers coach working with you from day one to help with internships, placements and graduate employment. We have strong connections with employers, and the careers team offer specialist access to companies in the management and IT sectors. We will supply training in CV writing, interview assessment centres and telephone interviews, helping you with your future career ambitions, with former students going on to work in areas including consultancy and business analytics.
This degree provides a thorough knowledge of change management, project management, information technology management and information systems development. It can help you stand out in the job market, opens up opportunities with our sponsor organisations, or provides a route into further study.
BSc Management and Information Technology is also available as a four-year programme with a year in industry. It may be possible to switch to this course after you start, subject to availability and to visa and other requirements.