What will I learn?

**Course summary**Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.Learn the essential skills of business management and the role of IT.Increase your employability through industrial placements.Experience a strong sense of community and outreach through various student led social initiatives.You will develop a solid background in the commercial applications of technology and gain good general business skills, enabling you to pursue a broad choice of careers. You will be equipped with the knowledge to undertake professional accreditations such as PRINCE2 (Project Management) or ITIL (ServiceManagement).**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Business and Information and Communications Technology course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other computing foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You experience and engage in a variety of activities as you progress through the course. We have designed a balanced mix of these activities to help you with the knowledge, understanding and skills we have outlined above, as you develop as a business and ICT student and enhance your employability.You will learn throughlectures, tutorials and seminarswork-based learning projects, peer mentoring events and employability fairsgroup and individual coursework involving written and verbal communication activities, problem-solving activities and information-gathering activities (including desk-based or field research)continuous reflection on your personal and professional developmentindependent studyIn the foundation year, you’ll build on your existing knowledge and experience — developing useful academic, computing and IT skills in preparation for undergraduate study. You’ll benefit from innovative course content that allows you to access and use cutting-edge technology. Throughout, you’ll reflect on your progress, and build valuable communication and interpersonal skills.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. We highly recommend a placement year as it helps your personal and professional development through real-world experience, and enhances your career prospects on graduation. Be it a local, national or international industrial placement, you get personal and pastoral support from your allocated tutor during your placement year.Previous students have taken placements with various organisations ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to large multinational corporations including IBM, BMW, Boeing, DHL, Intel, Xerox, Bentley and Texas Instruments.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science Technology and Art

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,650.00 (US$ 16,843) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,650.00 (US$ 16,843) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

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About this uni

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses