Course Detail

Bachelor of Business Information Technology Incl Professional Experience


Much of today's business operates in a dynamic, fast-paced and technologically advanced environment. With the future of business looking set to rely even more heavily on technology. Companies require talented individuals who can bridge the gap between business management and technology, forge new connections and foster continuing innovation in their industries.

Studying Business Information Technology at Queen’s gives you a sound knowledge of information technology fundamentals and their application in business. Additionally, this course provides a firm foundation in business management. Delivered in partnership with Queen's Management School (QMS) this allows our graduates to address a growing global need for capable and confident leaders in varied business environments.

Belfast is uniquely placed to offer opportunities for Business Information Technology graduates. There are more software companies located in Northern Ireland than in any other part of the UK, outside of London. Additionally, Queen’s University has links with businesses across the globe, including over 500 local, national and international IT companies. Employer experience is embedded into this course and allows students to engage and learn from prospective employers from day one.

IntroductionThe Single Honours Business Information Technology degree comprises compulsory modules together with optional modules.

Due to the nature of change in the IT Industry it may be that the modules will be changed to keep up with industrial trends.
Stage 1Accounting
Organisational Behaviour
Fundamentals of Programming
Stage 1 Optional CoursesAn Introduction to Economics
Business, Government and Society
Stage 2Professional Computing Practice
Software Development, Processes and Practice
Information Management
User Experience Design
Stage 2 Optional CoursesOperations Management
International Business
Human Resource Management
Data Statistics
Leading for Change
Stage 3Year of Professional Experience
Stage 4BIT Project
Information Systems in Organisations
Stage 4 Optional CoursesSupply Chain Management
Business Ethics
Innovation Management
Public Sector Management
Strategic Management
Information Policy
Customer Behaviour
Data Analysis and Visualisation
Network Security

Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.5/5.5

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: £16,900 Per Year

Admission Requirements

A level requirements
ABB + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
Irish leaving certificate requirements
H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3 + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in Mathematics
Access Course
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70% + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4 or equivalent in Access Course.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level + if not offered at Higher Level/GCSE, then Standard Level grade 4 in Mathematics
BTEC Level 3 Extended/National Extended Diploma
QCF Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits), with 120 credits at Distinction grade and 60 credits at Merit grade + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4

RQF Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 Guided Learning Hours (GLH)), with at least 660 GLH at Distinction grade (minimum 240 GLH to be externally assessed) and 420 GLH at Merit grade + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4