London South Bank University

Course Introduction

At LSBU we have a longstanding professional relationship with the British Computer Society and are recognised for full exemption from their professional examinations.

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; management of technological innovation; research and professional practice; it infrastructure and management; user'centred design. Plus one optional module from below: system design techniques; enterprise architectures. Year 3: IT systems administration; network configuration and management; honours informatics project; IS project management. Plus one optional module from below: social and collaborative computing; web services, security and 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:

  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • Tariff 104-112
  • 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