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BSc in Computer Information Systems for Business (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , Business Information Systems

Course Description

This degree is intended for students who are interested in a course which emphasize the application of software in business and industry. The course provides a grounding in computer science, the construction and use of database systems, new media technologies, systems administration, artificial intelligence and  business information systems. During your time at Bangor you will develop an understanding of the fundamentals underpinning computer information systems and their application in industry. You will be able to describe the operation of these systems and apply a range of principles and concepts to the production of properly engineered software. Crucially you will understand the drivers for the future trends in this fast moving area. New modules have recently been introduced that will enable you to design and build your own computer network. This work is undertaken in a recently developed specialist network laboratory.

This degree is intended for students who are interested in a course which emphasize the application of software in business and industry. The course provides a grounding in computer science, the construction and use of database systems, new media technologies, systems administration, artificial intelligence and  business information systems. During your time at Bangor you will develop an...

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Course Content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • ICE-1001: Professional Perspectives (20)
  • ASB-1110: Mgmt & Financial Accounting (20) or
    ADB-1110: Cyfrifeg Rheolaeth ac Ariannol (20)
  • ICE-1111: Imperative Programming Foundat (10)
  • ASB-1300: CORE Economics (20) or
    ACB-1300: Economeg CORE (20)
  • ICE-1601: Database Systems (20)

Semester 2

  • ICE-1001: Professional Perspectives
  • ASB-1110: Mgmt & Financial Accounting or
    ADB-1110: Cyfrifeg Rheolaeth ac Ariannol
  • ICE-1121: Python Programming (10)
  • ASB-1300: CORE Economics or
    ACB-1300: Economeg CORE
  • ICE-1411: Web Technologies (20)
  • ICE-1601: Database Systems

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • ICP-2002: System Administration & Mainte (20)
  • ICP-2052: Application Development (20)
  • ICP-2221: Database Systems 1 (10)
  • ICP-2302: Software Hut (20)
  • ASB-2517: Marketing Communication (20) or
    ADB-2517: Cyfathrebu Marchnata (20)

Semester 2

  • ICP-2002: System Administration & Mainte
  • ICP-2052: Application Development
  • ASB-2109: Marketing Research (10)
  • ASB-2112: Business Information Systems (10) or
    ADB-2112: Systemau Gwybodaeth Busnes (10)
  • ICP-2225: Knowledge Manag & Info Retriev (10)
  • ICP-2302: Software Hut

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • ICP-3011: Computer & Network Security (10)
  • ICP-3025: Apps Artificial Intelligence (10)
  • ICP-3099: Individual Project-Computing (30) Core
  • ASB-3103: Marketing Strategy & Man. (10)

Semester 2

  • ASB-3009: Strategic Management (20)
  • ICP-3027: Databases - Design & Implement (10)
  • ICP-3046: Web-Based Applications (10)
  • IED-3064: Business Process Reengineering (10)
  • ICP-3099: Individual Project-Computing
  • ICP-3123: Internet Tech for E-Commerce (10)

Year 1 Compulsory Modules Semester 1 ICE-1001: Professional Perspectives (20) ASB-1110: Mgmt & Financial Accounting (20) or ADB-1110: Cyfrifeg Rheolaeth ac Ariannol (20) ICE-1111: Imperative Programming Foundat (10) ASB-1300:...

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Entry Requirements

GCSE: grade C/4 in English. Typical offer is based on a minimum 80 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels (excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical / Extended Diploma: will be considered case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma is accepted
  • Access : Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • Key Skills are not accepted

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements). More information here. 

We also welcome applications from mature applicants.

*For a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com.

GCSE: grade C/4 in English. Typical offer is based on a minimum 80 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.: A Levels (excluding General Studies) BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP City & Guilds Advanced Technical / Extended Diploma: will be considered case by case International...

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Assessment Methods

Modules are assessed by examinations, continuous assessment or a combination. The continuous assessment can include some supervised practical element or independent study, followed by report writing.

Modules are assessed by examinations, continuous assessment or a combination. The continuous assessment can include some supervised practical element or independent study, followed by report writing.