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Information Technology, BA

Liverpool Hope University, the United Kingdom

Liverpool Hope University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BAFull-time3 yearsSeptemberGBP 9250 per yearGBP 11400 per year

About Information Technology, BA - at Liverpool Hope University

Information Technology is a rapidly changing and exciting subject. According to e-Skills UK, there are skills shortages in key areas such as Software Engineering, Systems Development and Networking. In particular, skills required by the industry include SQL, C, C#, .NET, Java and JavaScript, many of which you will study on this programme.

The programme is taught within a small department which prides itself on having pleasant, well-equipped laboratories and on the quality of teaching and student support. Excellent teaching quality was recognised in a recent independent review of the Department (2011), which specifically identified approachable staff providing close academic support.

The programme provides a broad introduction to the field of Computer Science with a focus on computer systems, algorithm design and programming. Specific topics will then be studied in more depth, such as database design, website development, computer networks and software engineering. At Level 3, you will study topics such as computer security, advanced web technologies, gaming technologies, mobile technologies, and graphics and modelling.

Why choose this subject? It is a rapidly changing and exciting subject.

There are excellent career prospects.

You will be taught in well-equipped, up-to-date laboratories.

We have an impressive graduate employment record.

Independently recognised excellent teaching quality.

Enthusiastic staff providing high quality academic and pastoral support.

Vibrant research community.

Good industrial links.

91% of students were satisfied with the learning resources available for Computer Science at Liverpool Hope University (National Student Survey 2015).

With 100% of the Research Outputs of the Department at internationally excellent or internationally recognised level the Department ranked 5th in the North-West for Research Intensity. (Research Excellence Framework 2014) Subject Guides

Read more about studying Information Technology at Liverpool Hope in our Information Technology Subject Guides. Information Technology Subject Guide 2016

Information Technology Subject Guide 2017 This degree is available as a full time course for all

Entry requirements

2016 Undergraduate Entry Requirements:

300 UCAS points at A-Level (e.g. grades BBB)

OR IB Diploma at 26 points minimum

60% in a recognised Foundation Programme

Undergraduate English Language Requirements:

IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and no individual score lower than 5.5

OR Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English pass at ISEIII or above.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements:

A good honours degree from a recognised institution

Postgraduate English Language Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading and Writing

OR Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English pass at ISEIV or above.

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