Introduction

The BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems is a three-year full time course. It is based upon the BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems course delivered in the UK by Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Westminster.

The BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems course has been designed to prepare IT professionals with strong background in information systems management and proper understanding of business context and needs.. The underlying philosophy of the course is to emphasize the close relationship between information technology and business with the application of the relevant theory underpinning IT enabled business practices.

Language of Instruction: ENGLISH

Course Aims

  • To comprehend and illustrate key information and business systems and their interrelationships;

  • To analyse business environment issues that influence information systems development;

  • To evaluate critically contending information systems development strategies and practices;

  • To select and apply appropriate technology to design and deliver ICT related applications for an enterprise;

  • To demonstrate awareness, knowledge and skills required to operate effectively in a commercial or public sector environment;

  • To recognise the potential benefits of employing Information Systems and ICT within organisations.

Core modules

Module name Duration Prerequisites
Data Analysis and Information Management in Business Yearlong None
Fundamentals of Programming Yearlong None
Web Technologies One Semester None
Business Communications One Semester None
Fundamentals of Management Yearlong None
System Analysis and Design Yearlong None
Database Systems Development Yearlong None
Information Systems Management One Semester None
Mobile Application Development One Semester None
Web Application Development Yearlong None
Business Information Systems Project Yearlong None

Optional modules

Module name Duration Prerequisites
Fundamentals of Information Technology One Semester None
Software Design Patterns One Semester None
Network Operations One Semester None
Game Development One Semester None
Decision Support and Data Mining One Semester None
Strategic Management of Information systems One Semester None
Software Quality, Performance and Testing One Semester None
Concurrent Programming One Semester None
Computer Systems Administration and Database Management One Semester None
Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing One Semester None
ERP Design and Implementation One Semester None

Elective modules

Module name Duration Prerequisites
Principles of Marketing One Semester None
Corporate Finance One Semester None
Financial Accounting One Semester None
Human Resources Management One Semester None
Management Accounting One Semester None
Marketing Management One Semester None
Operations Management One Semester None
Financial Management One Semester None
Strategy In A Complex World One Semester None
Project Management One Semester None
Marketing Communication One Semester None
International Marketing One Semester None
Internet Marketing One Semester None
Developing a Small Business One Semester None

What are the minimum entry requirements for the course?

Entry requirements for the BSc Business Information Systems have been set in order to select potential students who have proven academic ability and are able to demonstrate a solid foundation of skills in both Mathematics and English.

The admissions policy aims to attract and recruit motivated applicants across the full range of possible access routes.

Students may have a background in any academic discipline. We encourage applications from students with disabilities. The admissions policy follows, wherever possible the equal opportunities policies of the University of Westminster.

The over-riding principle upon which admission decisions are based is that applicants should be likely to benefit from, and succeed on, the course.

Intending students will have to meet age, English language, Mathematics and general requirements:

Age Requirement

Normally applicants will have to reach the age of at least 18 years old at the date of enrollment.

For the purpose of this regulation, the academic year runs from 1st October to 30th September.

English Language and Mathematics Requirement

Applicants must:

  • Have had their secondary educations through the medium of English and gained grade C or above in the equivalent of GCSE English; or

  • Have an IELTS score of 6 with a minimum of 6 in the writing component or the equivalent score at TOEFL or other University of Westminster recognised English Test according to the WIUT/UoW conversion table; or

  • Have successfully completed an appropriate International Foundation course and passed an Academic English Language module.

Applicants must have an acceptable level of competence in Mathematics. This could be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A pass in an maths test approved by the University of Westminster; or

  • Grade C or above in GCSE/’O’ Level Mathematics (or its equivalent); or

  • A pass in Quantitative Methods on an appropriate Foundation course.

General Requirements

Applicants must have studied a broad range of subjects and have a school leaving certificate equivalent to GCSE/’O’ Level e.g. the Uzbek Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat).

In addition applicants should satisfy at a minimum one of the following requirements, namely:

  • Successfully completion of an appropriate International Foundation course which includes a pass on an Academic English module or equivalent; or

  • Successful completion of the WIUT Lyceum’s Attestat, and the WIUT International Foundation, course including the Academic English module;

  • Successful completion of the first year of an appropriate degree course in a recognized Uzbek or similar university; or

  • Two GCE A level passes (in any subject excluding mother tongue), plus three GCSE passes at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics; or NC/ND or HNC/HND. (The range of academic disciplines studied is not hereby restricted, but certain vocational courses such as City and Guilds would not satisfy the admissions requirements.); or

  • An Advanced General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ); or

  • Any other equivalent qualification normally accepted as entry requirements (e.g. International Baccalaureate, etc).

How to Apply?

Online application to WIUT for 2017/18 Academic year opens on the 6th of February 2017. All applicants must apply through admission.wiut.uz electronic system.