Reasons to study Information and Communication Technology at De Montfort University (DMU):
- DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. [Office for Students, 2017]
- 100% of our Information and Communication Technology graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating
According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report
- Incredible graduate success
Our previous graduates have been working for companies such as Capita, Samsung and Leicestershire City Council Gain an industry recognised skillset study towards a recognised qualification such as PRINCE2 project management and Information Technology Information Library (ITIL)
- Academic Expertise
Over 50 years of computing experience this long-standing history allows us to draw on research and academic expertise allowing us to inform our teaching. Our experts are researching at the forefront of ICT, you will learn specialist skills which are widely applicable across most organisations, allowing you to enter a wide range of IT roles once you graduate
Our high-specification computing laboratories contain an advanced network of Windows and Linux workstations with multi-boot capabilities, helping you to develop your practical and professional skills
- Dedicated work Placements
Enhance your practical and professional skills, with recent placements undertaken at GlaxoSmithKline, Customer Service Direct and Northamptonshire NHS Provider Services
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
We offer all students the opportunity to take part in a #DMUglobal, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Previous #DMUglobal trips have included New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Russia and Italy to name a few.
This course will provide you with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to create coherent information and communication technology (ICT) solutions and services.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be part of a new generation of graduates with specialist ICT skills, which are widely applicable across most organisations. You will also attain leading project management qualifications in Prince 2 (Project Management) and ITIL Foundation (IT Service Management).
The course concentrates on developing your ability to understand a client’s needs for information, systems and services, analysing their business, services and technology requirements and assembling the hardware, software and people resources to respond appropriately.
Technically, the emphasis is on the overall design of information systems, the creation of tailored web front-ends for systems and the linking of systems and resources together to create coherent ICT solutions and services. There is also a focus on the continuous delivery of quality ICT services within the organisation from a management point of view.
*The latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2015/16
"I gained many skills from this course and in general at DMU and my confidence also grew from being part of such a great environment. The lecturers I had were brilliant – they were all so passionate about their subject, it made the modules even more interesting."
Amy White, Information and Communication Technology BSc (Hons) graduate
Graduate success and news
DMU student secures work placement with global IT giant
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