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BSc (Hons) Information Technology (National Student Survey 2016)

number 1 university in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Prepare yourself for the future with our up-to-the-minute Information Technology degrees

Information Technology is the pulse that keeps the heart of business beating. Networks, databases and software are everyday tools for millions of workers, helping improve efficiency, share knowledge and deliver the best service to customers. This fast-paced world is constantly evolving - our great links with local businesses and the global IT industry will ensure you graduate with relevant, up-to-date skills and knowledge, with plenty of opportunity along the way to put your learning into practice.

I had an idea at the end of my first year of where I wanted to work!

Georgia Vicars

"I’ve just completed a one year placement at Archer Hampson in Derby. I learnt a vast amount of things on placement such as how to conduct yourself in the work environment and how to write emails. The Information Technology course was brilliant in helping me find a placement because it was so broad; I had an idea at the end of my first year of where I wanted to work.” Watch Georgia’s full interview here.

This is Information Technology

  • Our Information Technology course was designed in conjunction with SAS ( - one of the world’s largest enterprise software vendors
  • You’ll work alongside expert IT academics to develop an advanced set of skills for the emerging world of IT; Big Data, mobile data, secure data and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • We’re a Microsoft IT, CISCO and SAS Academy, giving you access to up-to-the-minute online resources and professional tools

What our Information Technology graduates do

As a graduate from our information technology and Analytics degrees, you’ll find career opportunities in virtually any area of computing and analytics.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

  • enterprise architect
  • technical sales consultant
  • Big Data consultant
  • IT project manager
  • business analyst
  • systems architect
  • network technician
  • systems engineer
  • help-desk supervisor
  • IT director.

You could also go on to study one of our postgraduate degrees such as our MSc Information Technology or MSc Mobile App Development.