Information Technology

Businesses, organisations and individuals across a spectrum of sectors and fields rely on complex computer systems to carry out their day-to-day needs and tasks. As these demands become more ambitious, there is a growing need for individuals to interpret these systems, understanding what a business needs and translating these into applicable systems. With a qualification in information systems, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of how to build such large-scale information systems to prepare you for a career where you can transition across multiple areas.

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Universities Offering Degrees within

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Information Technology

Campus
Institution Name
Country
Campus Style
Institution Size
Selectivity
Education Model
The American University of Paris
France
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Teaching Focused Institution
American University
USA
Our 91-acre campus is located in northwest of Washington DC
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
University of Birmingham
UK, UAE
Our campus is just outside of the city centre of Birmingham, 7 minutes from our train station.
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We are a Russell Group university which hosts outstanding teaching and learning on campus.
Bishop's University
Canada
Suburban/rural campus (town of approximately 7,000 people)
Small Institution <5000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Model
Boston University
USA
Residential campus in a city
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Subject focused, with a foundation in Liberal Arts. Students apply directly into their program of interest. They focus on their subject/major-specific courses beginning in their first semester, while also exploring other areas through Liberal Arts. Many students pursue more than one subject.
University of Brighton
UK
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
Brunel University London
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Selective (25-50% admitted) Admissions rate varies by subjects, with Medicine and Healthcare subjects extremely selective
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Bryant University
USA
Suburban Campus with access to Providence, Boston and New York City
Small Institution <5000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) Average GPA 3.4/4.0 and SAT 1220
Business and Arts/Sciences
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Common Degree/ Major Names

BSc
Business Information Technology
BA/BSc
Information Management
BSc
Business Informatics
BSc
Computer Networks
BSc
Business Computing
BSc
Business Information Systems
BA/BSc
Health Information Management
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Useful Skills

Idea Visualisation
Programming / Coding
ICT
Note Taking
Analytical
Data Manipulation
Organisation
Teamwork
Problem Solving
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
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