BSc (Hons) Informatics

Course details

Informatics is a wide-ranging computing science degree (from programming and engineering large software systems, to the design and evaluation of human-computer interfaces, algorithms, computer and network systems, and information retrieval and storage systems). It allows for students to specialize in their chosen topics in later years. 

Intakes Study Options Location
Sep, Jan, May 1 year, full time, weekdays UK

Why Study BSc (Hons) Informatics?

Informatics is very much centred upon the practical skills needed to run computer systems and use them to benefit an organisation. Here the transferrable knowledge is far less bound to one topic than most courses, with the skill-set learnt within this course applicable to most logistical and organisational positions within business and commerce organisations.

Naturally, a degree in Informatics increases your career prospects, as employers will understand that you are not only computer-savvy but are able to use computers for your own ends in many different situations.

Career Opportunities:

The addition of an Informatics degree to your experiential arsenal provides opportunities for a variety of senior and influential professions. These include:

  • Application Analysis
  • Data Science/Analysis
  • IT Consultancy
  • Technical Support Officer
  • Business Analysis
  • Systems Engineering

The opportunity for work experience and study abroad are also invaluable for those looking to endeavour in a career in Informatics, allowing you to gain real practical experience as well as mix with individuals who can advise and guide you to the best career prospects.

Course Structure & Classes

Year 1

  • Information Management Concepts

  • Electronic  Commerce

  • IT and Computer Application

  • Mathematical Foundation of Computer Science

  • Communication Skills

  • Peace, Leadership and Conflict Transformation

  • + Optional Modules

Year 2

  • Research Methods

  • Human Computer Interaction Development

  • Data Communications and Computer Networks

  • Database Concepts

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Decision Support Systems

  • Parallel and Distributed Processing

  • Expert Systems

Please note: the availability of modules are subject to change depending on the course circumstances and student demand, the structure and modules offered will vary on your placement of university and intake.

Entry requirements

  • GCSE: minimum of five to include Maths and English at grade C or grade 4
  • UCAS tariff points : BSc: 120-128 points
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Please get in touch with one of our consultants regarding English fluency, work experience and any other inquiries you may have about entry requirements.

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