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DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2017/2018

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Year 1 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: September

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Year 2 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: August

Notes:
Before selecting your outside courses, please ensure you have met your Personal Tutor.

Entry to Honours requires a pass at 50% or above at the first attempt in at least 20 credit points' worth of the Informatics 2 courses listed and a mark of 50% or above at the first attempt in Management Science and Information Systems and one other Business Studies course in second year, together with passes in all remaining compulsory courses, or the permission of the Head of School.

Compulsory courses

Course options

Courses from schedule H - Business Studies MAs - Level 8

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

Year 3 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: August

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

These lists include courses at level 9 (code INFR09xxx) and level 10 (code INFR10xxx). In general, level 10 courses will contain more advanced material and be taught at a higher level than level 9 courses; you should take account of this when planning your course combination. Each entry links to a matching page in the University course catalogue, where you can find a description of the course content and information about any specific entry requirements.

The Research in Management course is compulsory for students who plan to choose the Management Honours Dissertation in 4th Year.

Students seeking BCS accreditation must select Professional Issues (Level 10), normally in 3rd Year, and must also select the Informatics Honours Project in 4th Year.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 80 credits in this group.

Informatics Hons 3rd Year SDP CS and SE Large Practicals

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Informatics Hons 3rd Year CS Courses

Select between 20 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
These are the Computer Science courses at level 9 or 10 open to third-year undergraduate students.
AND

Informatics - Professional Issues

Select between 0 and 10 credits of the following courses
AND

Business Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Business Studies Level 10 courses
Notes:
Decision Analytics (BUST10133) is a compulsory course in the 4th Year of this degree and may not be taken in 3rd Year.
AND

Research in Management

Select exactly 0 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 9 and 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 10 credits from Level 9 and 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies, and include courses normally taken by 4th-year students. In the case that this DPT option is chosen, you are advised to obtain permission to take the course from the course organiser, and have the course choice approved by your personal tutor.

Year 4 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: August

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

These lists include courses at level 10 (code INFR10xxx) and level 11 (code INFR11xxx). In general, level 11 courses will contain more advanced material and be taught at a higher level than level 10 courses; you should take account of this when planning your course combination. Each entry links to a matching page in the University course catalogue, where you can find a description of the course content and information about any specific entry requirements.

You may choose an Honours Project from either Informatics or Management Science.

Note that Research in Management, taken in 3rd Year, is a pre-requisite to the Management Science Honours Project.

Students seeking BCS accreditation must take the Informatics Honours Project.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 100 credits in this group.

Honours Project (Informatics)

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Informatics Hons 4th Year CS Courses

Select between 30 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
These are Computer Science courses at level 10 or 11 open to fourth-year undergraduate students.
AND

Business Studies Level 10 courses

Select exactly 20 credits from Business Studies Level 10 courses
AND

Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 10 credits from Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies, and include courses normally taken by postgraduate students. In the case that this DPT option is chosen, you are advised to obtain permission to take the course from the course organiser, and have the course choice approved by your personal tutor.
OR

Group B

Select exactly 100 credits in this group.

Management Honours Dissertation

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Business Studies Level 10 courses

Select exactly 20 credits from Business Studies Level 10 courses
AND

Informatics Hons 4th Year CS Courses

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
These are Computer Science courses at level 10 or 11 open to fourth-year undergraduate students.

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