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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.

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

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.

Structure

Level 4

Core Modules

  • Accounting Aspects of Business - 15 Credits
  • Analysing and Managing Business Data - 15 Credits
  • Business and Markets - 15 Credits
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour - 15 Credits
  • The Business Professional - 15 Credits
  • Understanding Marketing - 15 Credits

Optional

  • Technology in Business - 15 Credits
  • The Global Business Environment - 15 Credits
  • Mandarin Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Mandarin Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • French Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • French Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • French Route B - 4a - 15 Credits
  • French Route B - 4b - 15 Credits
  • German Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • German Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • German Route B - 4a - 15 Credits
  • German Route B - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route C - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route C - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route B - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route B - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route B-4A - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route B-4B - 15 Credits

Level 5

Core Modules

  • Managing People - 15 Credits
  • Mobile Business Technologies - 15 Credits
  • Consumer Behaviour - 15 Credits

Optional

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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Other financial support

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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...

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

How to apply

2019

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

2020

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

2021

Start DateEnd DateLink
20/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time)