Why Herts?
  • Learn how information systems are being used in today's contemporary organisations
  • Be taught by staff with industry rich backgrounds
  • Explore opportunities to develop your Information System skills for the future

About the course

NB: Please note that this is a new course, therefore, more details will be available shortly.

Indicative course structure

This course will equip you with knowledge of the basics of management information, expert systems, technology trends, databases, software and dedicated decision support. You will also learn to be an effective project manager and use information systems as a strategic tool. Students study system design principles coupled with database concepts and mobile technologies, complemented by the management skills needed to plan and organise the large scale information resources that drive modern organisations. This award equips students for entry into a wide range of IT and management careers, such as consultancy, systems analysis, database design and project management.

Fact sheets 2019 Course fact sheet 1 BA (Hons) Business Studies with Information Systems
Programme specifications 2019 Programme specification 1 BA (Hons) Business Studies with Information Systems

Why choose this course?

5 Reasons to study Business Studies with Information Systems 

  • Study at an internationally focused University
  • Build a powerful understanding of how businesses operate today
  • Learn how to set up processes that identify organisations' information needs
  • Develop sought after skills so you can meet those needs intelligently and effectively
  • Get life-changing, career-boosting experience on a year-long work placement or study abroad year

Key staff

Programme Leader Kerry McKay

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Course details

Work Placement

Placement Year (Optional)

12 months work placement or two two semesters study abroad or one semester study abroad and 6 months work placement 

Study Abroad

Students have the opportunity to study abroad (within Europe or world-wide), for one or two semesters, between Levels 5 and 6.  The Study Abroad Office advises students on this process.

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Level 4

Core Modules


Level 5

Core Modules


Fees & funding

Fees 2019

UK/EU Students

Full time
  • £9250 for the 2019/2020 academic year

International Students

Full time
  • £12350 for the 2019/2020 academic year

Discounts are available for International students if payment is made in full at registration

*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

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Read more about additional fees in the course fact sheet

Other financial support

Find out more about other financial support available to UK and EU students

Living costs / accommodation

The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.

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Entry requirements...

Standard entry requirements

72-168 UCAS points, GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 (C) or above

How to apply

Course length
  • Full Time, 3 Years
  • Sandwich, 4 Years
  • University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield


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23/09/201931/05/2020Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)


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23/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
21/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)


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20/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time)
Optional Sandwich Placement or Study Abroad year
We welcome applications from international and EU students