BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems

Course Details

The BSc(Hons) Business Information Systems course has been designed to prepare professionals with a strong background in information systems management and a deep understanding of the business context and needs. The course aims to give students an education in the key areas of the discipline of business and information systems, providing an understanding of underpinning theories, tools and techniques. Along with developing key analytical abilities, the course is designed to enhance your team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and business awareness that are highly important in an intertwined global world. Throughout your course, you will acquire the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development enabling graduates to gain employment in a business environment or to proceed to further study.
The BSc(Honours) Business Information Systems is intended to meet the following aims to:
  • Produce graduates who understand the rapidly changing world of business and information technologies and its role in the wider society;
  • Provide students with the opportunity to specialize in a functional area of business and information technologies within a broad-based business context;
  • Introduce, explain and apply the functions of the system analysis, data analytics, information systems development and management, and quality assurance within a modern business environment;
  • Enhance graduates’ employability by enabling students to develop a variety of intellectual, professional attributes and transferable skills such as problem-solving, analytical, research and critical reasoning, team-working, communication abilities, and awareness of the current economic and financial trends;

Course structure

This section shows the core and option modules available as part of the course and their credit value. Full-time Undergraduate students study 120 credits per year. The course structure is validated by the University of Westminster every 5 years, but the structure can change by adapting to feedback from a variety of sources.

Credit Level 4

Module code Module title Status UK credit ECTS
4BUIS008C Fundamentals of Programming Core 20 10
  Introduction to Statistics and Data Science Core 20 10
  Introduction to Management and Organisational Behaviour Core 20 10
4BUIS011C Web Technology Core 20 10
  Computer Science Fundamentals Core 20 10
One option or One elective module from the list below
  Mathematics for computing Option 20 10
  Graphic design Option 20 10
  Any module from the WIUT module catalogue Elective 20 10

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems have been set in order to select potential students who have proven academic ability undertake a UK Undergraduate degree course.
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. The over-riding principle upon which admission decisions are based is that applicants should be likely to benefit from and succeed on the course.

General Requirements
Applicants should satisfy at a minimum one of the following requirements:
  • Successful completion of an appropriate International Foundation course which includes a pass on an Academic English module and Quantitative methods or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of the first year of an appropriate degree course in a recognised 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.).

Course Leader

Shirin Primkulova
Course Leader
BSc in Business Information Systems
Westminster International University in Tashkent