With our strong links with both industry and major software providers, this course successfully merges business subjects with Information and Communications Technology (ICT), preparing you for a rewarding job once you graduate. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? On this course, you'll study a range of different systems from different software providers – in particular SAP Software Solutions, an organisation strongly linked with the course. You can use its products in your studies, take online courses and gain accreditation and benefit from site visits to its UK headquarters. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE The University of Portsmouth is ranked 30th out of 117 UK universities for Business, Management and Marketing in The Guardian's University League Tables 2018. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? If you've got a keen interest for IT but want to incorporate this with business then this course is perfect for you. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You are actively encourage to do a year long paid industry placement, which will help you gain business experience that employers demand, making you highly employable upon graduation. You will gain specialist knowledge of business management, ICT tools and techniques. This will enable you to enter a professional career in business and management with a full understanding of ICT in the public or private sector, for large or small organisations, or the manufacturing and service industries. AFTER THE COURSE The University of Portsmouth is the UK's number 1 for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist 2017). Graduates of this course will have a wide choice of career opportunities in sectors such as social media, electronic and mobile commerce, systems development and consultancy, digital marketing, customer relationship management, procurement and supply chain, and general business management.