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

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course is a Tech Industry Gold degree, accredited by The Tech Partnership. During this course you will play a leading role in mobilising IT and information systems to deliver business efficiency and a competitive edge. This course was designed to address the skills gaps reported by employers, who have often complained that computing graduates lack the business and 'soft' skills required by industry. As a result the ITMB is now one of the most employable degrees being offered by UK universities. This course will prepare you for a fulfilling career in management or consultancy roles within the IT industry. You will be given a professional advantage by learning core business and management skills at the same time as developing the IT knowledge and technical skills required by the industry. One of the highlights of the degree is the involvement of Tech Partnership employers throughout the course. To keep abreast of the latest developments in the IT industry, industry specialists will present regular 'guru lectures' on a range of cutting edge topics. This course features an industrial placement year. This gives you the opportunity to obtain further work experience with ITMB industry partners, helping you to secure employment on graduation. IT graduates generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. Popular paths for graduates from this course include IT management and consultancy. You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

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 23 graduates of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Placement 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
92 /100
23 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Placement 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 Industrial Placement 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 £21000 £20000 £21000
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £27000 £14000 - £24000 £15000 - £28000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Computing and Information Technology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22000 £21798 £24219
25-75 percentile range £19000 - £25000 £16054 - £28774 £16927 - £33708

What You Will Learn

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

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Modules

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 Industrial Placement BSc (Hons) at University of West London

15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Elementary occupations
15% Media Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Nursing Professionals
5% Other Educational Professionals

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
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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 Industrial Placement 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:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3
  • year 4

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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