Looking for a course that’ll give you every chance to boost your existing IT and computer skills to give you an edge in business – not to mention a great employability profile? Our computer and IT skills course has been designed by academic tutors with a wealth of professional work-based experience in their field. What that means for you is that you’ll explore real-world solutions to modern business issues - guided by experts – to develop the relevant skills that employers demand. **Why Choose University of Cumbria** You’ll explore the ways in which new technologies are valuable to businesses through studying modules, such as advanced web development, database applications, or technology-enabled customer relationship management. You will put your theory to the test practically during your course with assignments and a live project. - Our expert tutors will guide you as you build a collection of projects so you graduate armed with a great CV and portfolio to show to future employers - Use the latest technology and packages needed for the real business world - Our strong links with regional businesses and with partnerships nationally boosts your placement and employment prospects - Opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments - Great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small - Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts - Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up-to-date - Learn about key areas of computing and IT system use from small companies to huge international organisations, ensuring your skills are adaptable - Study in a professional environment You'll be based in Carlisle, an historic city, with great transport links to major cities of Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Plus, you’ll be within 30 miles of the Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site – and so you’ll never be stuck for something to do outside of your studies. In a fast-paced, evolving world of technology, it's imperative to stay up-to-date with topical trends and changes and we ensure that your core academic learning is current. Couple this together with the know-how of new and existing technology solutions and a professional portfolio and you will kick-start your future in this competitive but rewarding industry.