Management and Technology - BSc (Hons)
This course is built around a core of management and technology modules, with an emphasis on solving real-world business problem through technology. There is a compulsory work placement module, allowing students to gain valuable business experience.
You will also be exposed to the state-of-the art research that is poised to shape and transform the management and IT industry over the next decade.
According to a recent e-skills UK Sector Skills Council Report (“Strategic Skills Assessment for the Digital Economy”) future business leaders and managers will increasingly need to be able to release the transformational power of IT through a co-ordinated and integrated business and IT strategy.
They will need the skills to integrate IT across all business processes and organisational structures and also be able to innovate through technology and to develop technology intensive products and services.
Applicants should have a minimum of five GCSEs at grades A-C including, English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent), plus 240 UCAS points from one (or a combination) of the following:
- At least two A Levels/Scottish Advanced Highers to include grades CC, at least one to be in a relevant subject
- QCF BTEC Diploma / Extended Diploma in a relevant subject
- Irish Leaving Certificate at Highers to include a relevant subject, minimum C2 grade counted towards points offer
- Welsh Baccalaureate to include grades CC at A Level or equivalent, Core counted as third subject
- Or Pass Access with 45 credits at Level 3 within a relevant subject
We are delighted to receive applications from students who have studied Computer Science at GCSE or A-Level (often called Computing by the examination boards) and we will give due consideration to them. Currently, only a minority of students have had a chance to study Computer Science (especially at GCSE), so do not worry if you have not had the opportunity.
If your qualification isn't listed above, please refer to the UCAS website.
Applicants holding an Edexcel Higher Award (HNC/HND) with a significant Computing content may be able to complete the course within two years. It is possible to top-up from an ordinary to an honours degree if you have a University of Wales/Cardiff Met awarded degree. Please contact the Admissions Tutor if you wish to enter via these routes.
UCAS Code(s): BSc (Hons) Management & Technology: NG24*
Please note this course is not running for 2012 part-time entry.
(*subject to validation; this programme will also include subject pathway specialisms)
School: Cardiff School of Management
Course Length: Three years full-time (or four years with work sandwich placement).
Also available for part-time study and can take between three to six years to complete. Attendance is usually one evening and one afternoon per week over a 30 week period; please contact us for further information.
In addition to formal examinations, you will be continuously assessed throughout the course. Most modules are assessed primarily by a combination of coursework and unseen written exams, generally weighted 50/50 at the end of the year.
Selection for this course is primarily based on the receipt of a completed UCAS application that fulfils the above entry criteria. We are especially interested in applicants who can demonstrate an interest in computing and technology and its relevance in the modern world.
For information on additional costs relating to this programme please refer to http://www.uwic.ac.uk/additionalcosts