Course Details

The BSc Business Information Systems course has been designed to prepare IT professionals with strong background in information systems management and proper understanding of business context and needs.

The teaching and learning strategy employed by the course Team aims to enable you to maximise your own individual learning style as well as developing your ability to work in teams.

In summary, the teaching and learning strategy used will develop your intellectual abilities; your knowledge; your powers of creativity, powers of analysis and your transferable skills. On any individual module, a combination of teaching approaches will be used depending on the nature of the subject being taught, and the specified learning outcomes.

In addition to specific business skills, you will learn during your programme, you will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills, which are transferable to other contexts.

Project management skills are covered in a number of modules whilst coursework exercises often involve submission of a written report, providing you with extensive experience of report writing and in some cases oral presentations, which help develop your verbal communication skills.

Transferable skills enable you to perform a range of business related skills with awareness of the necessary techniques, their potential uses and hazards.

You will develop a degree of self-reflection and begin to recognise your own strengths and weaknesses. Transferable skills also enable you to work within a relevant ethos and use a range of learning resources.

Course structure

This section shows the core and option modules available as part of the course and their credit value. Full-time Undergraduate students study 120 credits per year. Course structures can be subject to change each academic year following feedback from a variety of sources.

Credit Level 4

Module code Module title Status UK credit ECTS
4BUIS008C Fundamentals of Programming Core 20 10
4ECON006C Fundamentals of Statistics Core 20 10
4MNST001C Fundamentals of Management Core 20 10
4BUSS004C Business Communications Core 20 10
4BUIS011C Web Technology Core 20 10
4BUIS012C Fundamentals of Information Technologies Option 20 10
4ALDS001C English for Academic Success (EAS) Option 20 10
4MARK008C Principles of Marketing Elective 20 10
4ECON009C Corporate Finance Elective 20 10
4ECON008C Financial Accounting Elective 20 10
4TOUR001C Tourism and its Dynamics Elective 20 10
4ECON010C Industrial Organisation Elective 20 10

20 credit option/free choice modules to be chosen in any semester

Award of Certificate of Higher Education available

Credit Level 5
Credit Level 6

Please note: Not all option modules will necessarily be offered in any one year.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the BSc Business Information Systems have been set in order to select potential students who have proven academic ability and are able to demonstrate a solid foundation of skills in both Mathematics and English. The admissions policy aims to attract and recruit motivated applicants across the full range of possible access routes. Students may have a background in any academic discipline. We encourage applications from students with disabilities. The admissions policy follows, wherever possible the equal opportunities policies of the University of Westminster. The over-riding principle upon which admission decisions are based is that applicants should be likely to benefit from, and succeed on the course.

General Requirements
Applicants must have studied a broad range of subjects and have a school leaving certificate equivalent to GCSE/’O’ Level e.g. the Uzbek Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat).
In addition applicants should satisfy at a minimum one of the following requirements, namely:
  • Successfully completion of an appropriate International Foundation course which includes a pass on an Academic English module or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of the WIUT Lyceum’s Attestat, and the WIUT International Foundation, course including the Academic English module;
  • Successful completion of the first year of an appropriate degree course in a recognized Uzbek or similar university; or
  • Two GCE A level passes (in any subject excluding mother tongue), plus three GCSE passes at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics; or NC/ND or HNC/HND. (The range of academic disciplines studied is not hereby restricted, but certain vocational courses such as City and Guilds would not satisfy the admissions requirements.); or
  • An Advanced General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ); or
  • Any other equivalent qualification normally accepted as entry requirements (e.g. International Baccalaureate, etc).
English language requirement
Mathematics requirements
Age requirements

Course Leader

Shirin Primkulova
Course Leader
BSc in Business Information Systems
Westminster International University in Tashkent