IT Management for Business - FdSc (Online Learning)

Start Date: For further information, please call 0191 226 6313 or email

Duration: 2 Years

Venue: Distance Learning

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Our FdSc in IT Management for Business programme has been designed and developed in response to local, national and international businesses alongside the Newcastle College Group to shorten the skills gap of future qualified professionals in this area.

This 2 year (240 credit) FdSc Programme is delivered through flexible on-line learning, activities, resources & assessments to enable you to successfully complete your course. NCG on-line also enables you and your tutors to actively take part in real time conversations, listen to and view recorded lectures and take part in live question and answer sessions.
You will be supported throughout your learner journey by a dedicated Personnel On-Line Lecturer and will have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students.

You will not need to travel to attend any classes; studying is carried out entirely on-line and your programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments. Whilst it is not an essential requirement of our on-line courses, we do include 3 residential events per year

This course has been designed and developed with the hybrid focus of enhancing IT skillsets alongside increasing business knowledge and understanding. This course is aimed at individuals who wish to obtain a professionally relevant degree which also includes professional IT qualifications, it is also ideal for those learners who don’t want to attend regular classes or give up their current job to go back to College or University. The course is also an ideal opportunity for individuals who are currently working in IT related role but who wish to seek a qualification and accreditation for the work they already do.

FdSc in IT Management for Business


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Productivity and Creativity – E-marketing and Social Media
Sector Skills – Database Design and Development
Business Skills – Introduction to Managing People and Organisation
Technical Skills – Network and Computer Systems
Work Based Learning Project

Business Skills – Management Information Systems
Technical Skills – Disaster Recovery Management
Productivity and Creativity – Web and Information Security
Sector Skills – Managing IT Financial Budgets and Procurement
Work Based Learning Project


• Learner view is where you can access your course site, set targets, view tutor notes and access assessments grades.

NCG On-line Course Site
You will have access to a Course site which will contain all the necessary learning materials, tools, support and information required to enable you to successively complete your course. This will include:
• Study plans
• Interactive e-learning content
• Topic Resource and Activity Book
• Video Tutorials
• e-learning content
• Formative assessments
• Activities and case studies
• On-line quizzes
• Wikis
• Discussion forums

You will be assessed using a range of methods including:
• Written assignments and examinations
• Business reports and E-portfolios
• Case studies and discussion board contributions
• In-tray exercises
• Annotated journal reports
• On-line multi-choice tests
• Work based projects
• Negotiated Learning Contracts

On completion of your course learners will be given support, information and guidance on progression routes onto BSc (Hons), BA (Hons) top up courses and other vocational/academic courses.
The named progression route for the FdSc in IT Management for Business is the NCG BSc (Hons) Applied Computing or the BA (Hons) in Leadership and Business Management.

A FdSc in IT Management for Business will build learners knowledge and understanding to prepare for a career within the IT sector with a focus on bridging the gap of qualified IT professionals with management knowledge and understanding

The E-Skills strategic plan 2009 – 2014 identifies that the UK needs more than 141,000 new IT professionals a year, filling increasingly complex, high value-added roles. There will be demand for 19% of these recruits to come directly from education (mainly graduate level or higher).Graduates of technology related degrees are an important source of recruits for the sector; 55% of new graduates entering IT professional careers have studied Computing at university.

• A full A-Level Qualification
• Level 3 (QCF) BTEC National Diploma in an ICT related subject area
• Relevant previous work experience

£ £4,500
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