London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course is part of an Information Technology framework, designed to give the most flexibility and opportunity for specialisation to suit your career aspirations.

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; research and professional practice; user'centred design. Plus one optional module from below: digital business applications; IT infrastructure and management; introduction to business intelligence; management concepts and evaluation techniques. Plus one optional module from below: systematic software development; management of technological innovation. Plus one optional module from below: system design techniques; enterprise architectures. Year 3: honours informatics project; IS project management. Plus two optional modules from below: distributed computer systems; IT systems administration; digital content management; principles of data mining; designing business intelligence systems; information management and decision support systems; social and collaborative computing; web services, security and management. Plus one optional module from below: engineering software; network configuration and 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:

  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • Tariff 104-112
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced 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