Information technology (IT) is critical to the success of organisations from government and public sector agencies to big multinational companies. At Southampton our academics have pioneered many of the most important advances in computer science and web technology of the past 10 years.
Our distinctive BSc Information Technology in Organisations programme will provide you with a unique perspective and prepare you for a career as a flexible IT professional.
Our teaching places a strong emphasis on discussion, analysis, and reflection on technical practice, and uses a variety of teaching methods, including team-building and management-related activities.
This three-year programme uses our outstanding computing facilities to give you a good grounding in the fundamental issues of IT in organisations. Key areas of study include:
- development of IT systems
- the security of IT systems
- the effects of IT on society
- e-business and e-commerce
Graduates will be able to use their skills in any sector in which IT plays an important part, from finance to leisure and entertainment. We have strong relationships with employers, and our graduates are particularly in demand for their understanding of organisations and their practical abilities in the workplace. We have our own Careers Hub website and run an annual careers fair.
View the programme specification document for this course
Our BSc Information Technology in Organisations is accredited by the British Computer Society.
Students undertake three years of study. Each year there are compulsory modules. However, the degree has been designed to maximise student choice by allowing you to tailor the degree structure to suit your own interests.
All undergraduate applications for Electronics and Computer Science should be made online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
Find out how to apply and get further details about UCAS' website, phone and contact details.
Southampton University has pioneered many of the most important advances in computer science and web technology of the past 10 years
We are in the top 10% in the UK for the volume and quality of our Computer Science research (REF 2014)
100% of our Computer Science research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014)
We have been ranked in the UK top ten for Computer Sciences for over ten years by the Guardian University Guide
Southampton is ranked in the top 51-100 universities for Computer Science in the 2016 QS World Rankings
We are one of only 13 universities recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK Government and our academics are playing a leading role in establishing a European Data Science Academy
We are number one in the UK for graduate prospects in Computer Science in the Complete University Guide 2017