Foundation Degree FdSc Business Information Technology

In Selby

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  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Selby

Description

Below is a typical module set for the Business Information Technology Foundation Degree. The actual set may vary slightly as new versions of the modules become available:- Foundation Project Progression Project Business Processes and Practice Introduction to Databases Introduction to Management Systems Modelling User Interface Design Website Development Unix/Linux Database Design

Facilities

Location

Starts

Selby (North Yorkshire)
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Abbot'S Road, YO8 8AT

Starts

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To take into account

Students would typically have obtained the minimum qualifications detailed below: GCSE Maths and English at grade C+ or equivalent Level 2 Key Skills in Application of Number and Communication. Plus an overall UCAS points score of 120+, including at least 100 from 'A' Levels or AVCE 6/12 Unit Awards, or equivalent. If you do not hold these qualifications, you might still be eligible to do the...

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Course programme


Foundation Degree (FdSc) Business Information Technology
Course Duration: 3 years Part-time, 2 Years Full-time

Start Date: September 2008

End Date: June 2010 (Full-time), June 2011 (Part-time)
In association with Leeds Metropolitan University

What is the course about?
This course has been designed to meet the needs of computing professionals who are capable of exploiting the opportunities provided by developments in information technology, in particular web-based technologies, to develop systems which deliver real benefits to business. The course focuses on two main areas:e-business, and how information and communication technology can enhance existing business processes and business systems and management, which will enable you to develop skills and knowledge in systems analysis and design, databases, and the use of a range of tools, including scripting languages.

Course Structure
The Programme is delivered at Selby College in partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University (Leeds Met) and results in the award of the FdSc. In order to complete the FD programme, the student will study 16 modules. Full time students complete 8 modules per year. Part time students usually complete 6 modules in each of the first two years and four in the third year but this may vary slightly, depending on the programme followed. A module is normally completed in one semester.

Entry Requirements
What will I study?
Below is a typical module set for the Business Information Technology Foundation Degree. The actual set may vary slightly as new versions of the modules become available:-


  • Foundation Project

  • Progression Project

  • Business Processes and Practice

  • Introduction to Databases

  • Introduction to Management

  • Systems Modelling

  • User Interface Design

  • Website Development

  • Unix/Linux

  • Database Design and Implementation

  • Internet Information Systems

  • Communication Solutions for Business

  • IT Management

  • e-Business Management

  • Project Management

  • Group Project



Learning Methods
Because of the varied nature of the modules, a wide range of learning methods will be used. These may include formative assessment, lectures, tutorials, practical labs, independent study, group work and individual research.

Assessment Methods
These will vary from module to module but may include individual and/or group assignments, examinations, formal presentations, practical tests and reflective reports.

Progression Routes
On successful completion of the programme, students are entitled to progress onto the BSc (Hons) Top Up programme at Leeds Met - or any other university which offers a top up programme - which is usually a one year Full time course.

Contact Details
Chris Munnings


Entry Requirement Students would typically have obtained the minimum qualifications detailed below: GCSE Maths and English at grade C+ or equivalent Level 2 Key Skills in Application of Number and Communication. Plus an overall UCAS points score of 120+, including at least 100 from 'A' Levels or AVCE 6/12 Unit Awards, or equivalent. If you do not hold these qualifications, you might still be eligible to do the course. In this instance, applicants will normally be required to attend an interview in order to assess their ability to contribute to study activities and their commitment to complete the programme.

Price on request