Virtually all organisations use IT as part of their operation. However, they seldom use it to its full advantage. This course will develop your IT capabilities and business awareness so that you are able to help firms realise their full potential when it comes to IT. You will learn how to analyse existing systems, seek new ones and devise solutions that will be an advantage to any business. You will gain an in-depth understanding of business concepts, databases, systems analysis and design, web design, IT technology strategies and information analysis alongside an awareness of ethical business practice. Practical lab-based work, team projects and placement opportunities will allow you to practise your skills. **IT LABS** The University is home to a number of modern specialist IT labs equipped with all the up-to-date hardware and software our computing students could need.