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BSc Hons Information Technology for Creative Industries

Mode of Study: Full Time Department: Computing and Communications (School of)
UCAS Code: GH56 Duration/Length: 3 Year(s)
QAA Subject Management: Computing Director of Studies: Dr C Sas
Total Credit Points: 360 Credit Points Year 2: 120
Credit Points Year 3: 120

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Educational Aims

    The course is designed to provide students with a clear understanding of the theory, implementation and application of the techniques of information technology and media communications. The course aims to enhance the ability of graduates to obtain employment in high technology industries by:

    • Providing the students with the broad range of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in Information Technology
    • Developing the students skills in networking, programming, communication technology,, software engineering and production, and project management.
    • Enhancing the development of the students research, study, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
    • Preparing the student for working life.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Intended Learning Outcomes

    Knowledge and Understanding:

    * Understanding of the infrastructure and technology that enable electronic communication systems to be developed, implemented and operated.
    * The ability to study, understand, and manipulate electronic signals and information.
    * The ability to understand the nature of information content within all forms of electronic media, its creation, transmission and storage.
    * The ability to create bespoke software solutions, test hypotheses through simulation, create interactive interfaces, and develop commercial applications.
    * A knowledge and understanding of management theories and techniques prepares students for the commercial workplace, and equips them with the necessary skills to manage tasks, teams, and projects.


    Intellectual Skills

    * Manage academic study.
    * Evaluate information critically, and provide objective opinions.
    * Develop and use problem-solving skills.
    * Interpret and integrate diverse information sources to form a coherent understanding of the subject.

    Transferable Skills

    * Work independently, or as part of a group.
    * Use of Information Technology.
    * Effective Written and Oral Skills.

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