Business Information Systems

An industry-developed course tailored to meet the computing needs of commerce and industry. Through this course you'll gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to work in the development, implementation and management of business computing projects

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Business Information Systems

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


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Degree Overview

This degree program will enable you to develop a broad, industry-relevant understanding of information systems, with opportunities to specialise in your individual areas of interest.

Through this course, you will build the skills and knowledge needed to operate as professionals in the field of information systems. Throughout your studies, you will benefit from insight from DMU’s internationally renowned research institutes, with ethics and the impact of computing and technology embedded within the modules.

Gaining professionalism within an industry context is emphasized throughout this course, with strong links to BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Students are exposed to industry-standard concepts, tools and technologies and explore fundamental underlying principles. Teaching staff and academic specialists contribute to the field either through internationally recognised research or industrial consultancy, and many are members of centres that pioneer cutting-edge research.

When graduating from this course you will be equipped with the skills needed for successful careers in industry or academia, as competent and independent lifelong learners. The modules and teaching program will prepare you for careers in fields such as business information systems, intelligence analyst and developer roles, data and systems analysis and design, system, security, project and knowledge management and business consultancy.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Course is delivered in partnership with industry-leaders, enabling you to gain industry-relevant qualifications and skills and benefit from a personal mentoring scheme, preferred placement opportunities with the companies, as well as other professional qualifications.

DMU was ranked third for its research power among modern UK universities in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014), which is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

As part of DMU Works, our dedicated placements team can help you get work ready by integrating a placement year into your degree.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.