If you have studied Information and Communication Technology for at least two years at university or higher education level, this course helps you build on your knowledge and skills to gain a degree. If you’ve been working in the information and communication technology industry, this one-year top-up course gives you the chance to build on your skills to help you take the next steps in your career. The course aims to give you the knowledge and skills you need to help organisations specify, design, implement, operate and exploit information systems. On your course we’ll give you the chance to work with sophisticated software tools to develop information systems for people. It could help you develop your creativity and imagination as well as your technical competence. We also want to encourage you to be an independent learner and develop the transferable skills that employers are looking for. The aim is to help you gain the talents and abilities you need to follow a career in computer-based information systems. To help you on your way, we maintain strong links with local employers, and you can also call on the services of our University careers office.