BSc (Hons)
IT Management for Business

About the Degree

IT for Business Management is built to prepare the “ideal business graduate,” a business person who will bridge the difficult gap between IT and Business.

This degree provides you with the technical, project and business management skills to design, develop, evaluate and manage IT solutions for real business problems. Students will grow an understanding of the social, professional and legal issues involved in developing and managing IT systems. 

This unique and innovative programme has been developed by the Hertfordshire Business School and School of Computer Science, along with The Tech Partnership and more than 90 of UK’s largest organizations. It was created to meet industry needs and ensure that tomorrow’s IT managers have the required technology, business, project management, personal and interpersonal skills.

What will I study?

The modules you will study include Information Systems for Business, Information Technology Management for Business, Financial Analysis Techniques, Programming, Platforms for Computing, Project Planning and Control, Modelling Business Problems, Preparation for Placement and Employment, Operating Systems and Networks, Enterprise Databases, Advanced Project and Risk Management, Research Methods, Leadership and Organisations, User Experience and Information Security Management.

Foundation Year

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Business 1 30 credits Compulsory
English Intensive 30 credits Compulsory
Business 2 30 credits Compulsory
English Standard 30 credits Compulsory

Level 4

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Accounting for Managers 15 credits Compulsory
Programming A 15 credits Compulsory
Information Technology Management for Business 30 credits Compulsory
Information Systems for Business 15 credits Compulsory
Platforms for Computing 15 credits Compulsory
Digital Landscape 15 credits Compulsory
Principles of Marketing (CIM) 15 credits Compulsory

Level 5

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Enterprise Databases 15 credits Compulsory
Modelling Business Problems 15 credits Compulsory
Information Technology Management for Business Development Exercise 30 credits Compulsory
Operating Systems and Networks 15 credits Compulsory
Digital Experience 15credits Compulsory
Mobile Business Technologies 15credits Compulsory
Project Planning and Control 15 credits Compulsory

Level 6

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Industry Project 30 credits Compulsory
User Experience 15 credits Compulsory
Advanced Project and Risk Management 15 credits Compulsory
Information Security Management 15 credits Compulsory
Digital Economy 15 credits Compulsory
Strategic Management 15 credits Compulsory
Leadership and Organisations 15 credits Compulsory
Research Methods 0 credits Compulsory
Business Management

Why choose this programme?

  • Receive a respected ITMB degree from UH, endorsed by the Tech Partnership UK
  • Prepares you to launch a successful international career in information technology management
  • Gain the technical, project and business management skills to design, develop, evaluate and manage IT solutions of real business problems
  • Understand the social, professional and legal issues involved in developing and
    managing IT systems
  • Develop valuable transferable skills, making you a highly sought-after graduate
  • Opportunity to study abroad for one year, developing confidence, experience and practical language skills

What can I work as?

Graduates are prepared for management or senior professional careers in designing, developing and implementing technology solutions for businesses. Typical fields for graduates include IT management, strategy and planning, system design and IT consultancy.