London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course is closely linked to the core of informatics, so the units are underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of business intelligence systems.

Course Modules

Year 1: business and professional issues; mathematical analysis for informatics; media, computers and networks; socio'technical analysis of requirements; software development for business 1. Plus one optional module from below: software development for business 2; accounting for managers Year 2: business database systems; introduction to business intelligence; research and professional practice; management of technological innovation; user'centred design. Plus one optional module from below: system design techniques; enterprise architectures. Year 3: principles of data mining; designing BI systems; honours informatics project; IS project management; strategic it management.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons)
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 104-112
  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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79% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 71%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 79%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

60% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 15
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 30
Unknown 5

32% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 14%

Total Coursework: 86%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation