Information Technology BSC (Hons) degree – Three-year programme
The level 6 MSc in Information Technology will prepare you for your next steps in a career within computing and IT. You will develop up to date computing skills and knowledge that are relevant to Industry employment and development including skills necessary to collate information, define, design and build or select the most appropriate IT solutions and develop a deeper understanding of how those solutions apply to professional contexts.
Year 1 HNC
What will I study?
- Professional Practice
- Database Design and Development
- Managing a successful computing project
Year 2 HND
What will I study?
- Computing Research Project and Networking (Core)
- Business Intelligence (Core)
- Cryptography (Security Pathway)
- Forensics (Security Pathway)
- Information Security Management (Security Pathway)
And 2 optional from
- Network Security
- Internet of Things
- Cloud Computing
- Emerging Technologies
Year 3 Information Technology BSC (Hons) degree
Typical modules may include:
- Information Technology Project
- Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing and Digital Media
- Big Data Analytics
- Advanced Topics in Web Development
- Mobile Applications
- Security Management in Practice
- Security Data Analytics and Visualisation
Modules are usually assessed with a combination of exams and coursework. The coursework can vary from practical programming to written reports. Individual projects are usually assessed through the project report and an oral examination.
Our industry standard facilities will help you develop practical skills and bring ideas to life. Create and test software in Windows, Linux and Unix operating systems on our dedicated servers. Collaborate with classmates and develop strategies and presentations in our well-equipped studios, designed to reflect a real-world development environment.
A mix of traditional and creative learning environments will enable you to learn essential knowledge and real-world skills, standing you in good stead for your professional career.
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