University of West London
Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation BSc (Hons)
University of West London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course in information technology management for business combines IT knowledge and technical ability with developing business and professional skills. This combination addresses the skills gap reported by employers, and aims to make graduates of this course highly employable.

Throughout the course, you will work on this balance of technical and soft skills, preparing for a rewarding career in management or consultancy roles within the IT industry. Business networking events, live projects and employer-led workshops all contribute to the career focus of this course,

In recognition that this course meets industry standards for content, delivery and assessment, it is accredited by the Tech Partnership Degrees as a Tech Industry Gold degree.

The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

This course is accredited by industry as Tech Industry Gold. Managed by TechSkills, a techUK company, this accreditation recognises programmes for quality and relevance to digital and technology careers. Tech Industry Gold programmes blend the technical, business, project and professional skills most valued by employers.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 96 graduates of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of West London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Computing and Information Technology.

Overall student satisfaction
78 /100
96 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of West London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation BSc (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20000 £24000 £28500
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £23000 £17500 - £28000 £21500 - £34000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Computing and Information Technology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £24107 £28018
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £31000 £17964 - £30679 £18518 - £37339

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of West London

35% Information Technology Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Customer service occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Elementary occupations
10% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
10% Other Educational Professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Process, plant and machine operatives

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Minimum of 45 credits at level 3)

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

The University of West London is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Foundation BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
International £13250 year 1

Average student cost of living in UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2023

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of University of West London in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of West London

The University of West London (UWL) is a government funded university in England. West London is made up of eight distinct schools: Claude Littner Business School, London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism, the School of Computing and Engineering, the College of Nursing, London College of Music, the School of Law and Criminology, the School of Human and Social Sciences, and the London School of Film.

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Where is this programme taught

Ealing / Brentford
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Main site - West London
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