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BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Experience

The unfair advantage - an employer-designed degree course to put graduates ahead.

Everyday business activities have become technology dependent and there is increasing demand for graduates whose skills cover the challenging middle ground between business and IT. This group of courses was developed jointly by the Tech Partnership and over 60 blue chip employers and includes a work placement in your penultimate year of study.

Course statistics


of placement students achieved a first or upper second class degrees between 2015-17


Recognised by over 60 employers including Credit Suisse, HP, IBM, Microsoft and SAS


Average salary within 6 months (DLHE)


In employment or further study within 6 months (DLHE)

Key rankings

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Ranked 4th in the UK for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

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Ranked 22nd in the world for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

BSc Information Technology Management for Business with Industrial Experience / Careers

Year of entry: 2020

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you will apply technology-based solutions to strategic problems, presenting your ideas with confidence and managing their implementation.

What jobs do our ITMB graduates go into? Examples of jobs recent ITMB graduates have gone onto include: IT consultant, trainee marketing manager, technical analyst, IT first line analyst and finance test analyst.

Who employs them? A wide range of companies including Credit Suisse, eBay, Bank of New York Mellon and IBM.

All examples are taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Employer support for ITMB

'The absolutely unique thing about the ITMB degree is the amount of employer involvement, which I think is so important.' Jenny Taylor, Head of Graduate Recruitment, IBM

'What makes this course so exciting from an employer's viewpoint is that it delivers practical business skills from day one. This enables graduates with this unique course to progress further and faster than their counterparts.' Tracey Upton, UK HR Manager, IBM Global Services

'Through studying ITMB and engaging with employers on a regular basis, students will be able to make the progression more seamlessly into the business world.' Steven Jenkins, Customer Life-Cycle Portfolio Manager (ICT), BT

Associated organisations

You are encouraged to join the British Computer Society as a student member.
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