Are you hoping to start a career in information technology? This British Computer Society accredited degree will show you how information technology helps to support modern businesses as they strive to accomplish their strategic priorities. You’ll also learn a range of essential business and management skills which are vital for an exciting and challenging career in IT.
Students studying information technology management here at Solent will have the opportunity to use the latest software and hardware in our dedicated computing and networking labs. These include our usability labs, which use eye-tracking technology to test the functionality of digital platforms and the quality of the user experience.
Solent University also operates a devices lab – an area which contains a range of mobile devices for website and application testing.
Successful students will have the opportunity to gain an Oracle certification alongside their degree. This shows employers that they possess proven skills and opens up the door to further certification through the ‘Oracle University’ programme.
Business information technology at Solent University has a strong focus on employability. This means that the curriculum is designed to equip students with skills that are relevant to employers. Students are also encouraged to take part in placements in their third year of study, or during their summer breaks.
What does this course lead to?
The degree provides graduates with a diverse set of business and IT skills that are applicable across a range of corporate IT environments. It also explores how IT can benefit the performance of a company – making it more efficient in terms of time, resources, cash and manpower. Previous students have entered careers with companies such as NATS, Goldman Sachs, Softech, BT, Estee Lauder, NOCS and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideally-suited to those looking to pursue a career in information technology to support organisations across a number of sectors.
The course balances technical computing skills with areas such as project management and decision-making, ideal for those who wish to boost their technical skills with business knowledge.