Today, businesses are driven by the information they offer and the information they manage via networked computers, the web and large scale databases. The combined abilities of a professional information systems designer who understands the needs of a business, is an extremely employable asset. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT which means that it meets all the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE: The £100 million that the university has invested in its buildings and facilities over the past 10 years, most recently includes our brand-new digital forensics, usability, and mobile app development labs. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for anyone who would like to apply their interest in IT to the world of business and enterprise. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED: On this course you can apply your skills to real-life practical problems as part of the department’s partnership scheme with charities, schools and other organisations. You can also apply to do an optional year-long placement in industry which will put you ahead of the field when applying for graduate jobs. AFTER THE COURSE: On completing this course, you will possess a dynamic combination of technical ability, information systems development and management knowledge, plus a solid grasp of business processes. Our graduates have secured roles within computer design and software houses, information systems consultancies and data systems organisations. Others continue their study at both MSc and PhD levels.