12 months
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16380 GBP/year
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About

This Information Technology programme at Birkbeck, University of London covers practical aspects of information systems development, modern management topics and professionalism in IT. 

Overview

If you already have experience of working in the IT industry, the Information Technology programme at Birkbeck, University of London provides opportunities for broadening and deepening your knowledge and skills; if you do not have previous experience, it provides a platform for a career in the IT industry.

You will reach an advanced level of understanding of computers, computing, software development, and how to design and implement software systems. The programme also covers the use of information systems in organisations, and the management of IT and information systems, and you will gain skills and knowledge in problem analysis, evaluation of technology options, systems development, technology-driven organisational change and technology-based innovation.

Careers and Employability

Graduates go on to careers in information systems development and management, consultancy and research. Possible professions include information systems manager, IT consultant, or systems analyst. This degree can also be useful in becoming a researcher, database administrator, or IT trainer.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Information Systems
  • Applied Software Engineering
  • Database Management
  • Digital Creativity and New Media Management
  • Information and Network Security
  • Innovation: Management and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree or equivalent. Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered if they have significant relevant experience in IT/management.

  • Applicants who hold either a first degree in computing or have five years of IT experience are strongly recommended to follow the Information Systems Management (ISM) pathway of this course as the general IT course may be of low relevance for such applicants.
  • Apply now to secure your place. The earlier you apply, the sooner your application can be considered and you can enrol. You do not need to have completed your current qualification to start your application.
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency
  • The application form 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9570 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time home students: £4785 pa
  • Part-time international students: £8190 pa

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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