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Information Technology for Business
Our Information Technology for Business course equips you with the range of skills you need to manage IT for a diverse job market, including;
- technical knowledge
- business understanding
- interpersonal skills
- project skills.
You will learn about programming, information systems, business and practical management skills. You will have access to excellent facilities and state-of-the-art technology.
You will hone key professional skills through;
- technical presentations
- team exercises
- mock assessment centre days.
In Year 3 you have the opportunity of a work placement, with a wide range of organizations. Many graduates go on to work for their placement employers. Students from Oxford Brookes University have obtained placements at the following companies, among many others;
- Procter & Gamble
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Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
In Year 1 you will learn programming and information systems. You will also gain key business and practical management skills. These encourage your professional development and introduce you to key business, management and computing technology.
In Year 2 you will continue your studies in business and management. You will also study subjects which are key to working in IT management, including;
- business intelligence programming
- computer security
- database management.
In Year 3 you can take a work placement. We encourage professional working practices and we support you through our involvement with international companies.
You may be able to go on a European or international study exchange while you are at Brookes. Most exchanges take place in the second year. Although we will help as much as we can with your plans, ultimately you are responsible for organising and funding this study abroad.
After you graduate
Successful completion of this course will give you excellent employment prospects. The profile of students from this programme has been tailored to match the requirements of some of the biggest employers of IT graduates.
The combination of technical knowledge, business awareness, and interpersonal and project skills will make you especially well qualified for an increasingly diverse job market in managing IT applications.
A number of our students go on to work for companies involved in the course.
World-class research and superb links with industry come together to make Oxford Brookes one of the best places in the UK to study technology at postgraduate level, whatever your subject interest.
Our courses, taught by leading academics with active research programmes, are designed to meet the needs of modern industry. And our location in Oxford places us at the heart of one of Europe's biggest concentrations of high-tech businesses - opening up opportunities for research collaboration and employment.
Further information about our postgraduate courses at Oxford Brookes can be found here.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
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