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The British Institute of Technology & E-commerce (BITE) in collaboration with UK University partners and in association with industry offers a wide range of courses. These courses have been developed in consultation with business and government sectors to address the gap between industry and higher education. The British Institute of Technology & E-commerce has two campuses: Stratford London HQ and Oxford Street London.
Stratford, London HQ
The British Institute of Technology & E-commerce (BITE) is a private educational institute, also involved in consultancy and research. The academic degree programmes developed and offered by BITE are validated by UK universities. The courses are intended to meet the demands of industry for exceptionally capable, multi-skilled and talented "elite" graduates. The curriculum provides broad-based academic and practical experience that will enable students to understand and apply current theories in technology, management and e-commerce as well as acquire the knowledge to specialise in a chosen field.
The nearest underground station is at Stratford which is serviced by the Jubilee and Central lines as well as the DLR and the Overground. From Stratford station, take either the 25 or 86 bus as described above.
Routes 25 & 86 stop directly in front of the Institute. Travel in the Romford or Ilford direction and alight at the Woodgrange Road stop.
The nearest rail station is at Forest Gate, which is within walking distance of BITE. When leaving the station entrance, turn right onto Woodgrange Road, continue to the junction with the Romford Road and then turn right. Avicenna House is about 100 metres on the opposite side of the road.
Avicenna House is near the junction of the A118 (Romford Road) and A114 (Woodgrange Road). It is 2 miles from the junction of the A118 and the A406.
BITE works in partnership with universities to offer undergraduate and postgraduate provision, including BA, BSc, LLB, MA and further education courses. There are also professional qualifications validated by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) for managers, supervisors, and customer service and hospitality personnel.
The minimum entry qualifications for undergraduate programmes are: 180-220 UCAS Tariff points (including two GCE or VCE A-Levels or a VCE Double Award) or 12+ points at A/AS Level (for applications who completed their A/AS Levels before Summer 2003); 24 points (Pass) international Baccalaureate (Highers, all at level 4) 65% European Baccalaureate; 5 merits in year 2 of a BTEC National Diploma, relevant Access course.
There are no halls of residence, however the Institute can provide a list of recommended accommodation.
The Institute is divided into two schools:
School of Technology
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
BA (Hons) Architecture
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Construction Management
BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
HE Foundation Certificate
BSc (Hons) Networking & Mobile Technologies
School of Commerce
BA (Hons) Business Management
BA (Hons) Business Accountancy & Finance
LLB (Hons) Business Law
HE Foundation Certificate
Undergraduate - £9,000 per annum*
Postgraduate - £10,000 per annum*
CMI Courses - £5,000 per annum
*See Scholarships for information on the Queen’s Jubilee Scholarship for students and other schemes.
The British Institute of Technology and E-commerce has announced scholarships for all applicants in 2013, in line with HRH Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
With the support of our partners and sponsorship from UK industry the Institute is offering scholarships to students applying from within the UK.
The scholarship will cover:
£6,000 of the £9,000 Undergraduate Fee
£6,000 of the £10,000 Postgraduate Fee
The Scholarships are open to all new applicants for admission in 2013.
The Newton Library is located on the 3rd floor of Kalam House and offers access to ICT integrated with printed and audio-visual resources.
At BITE's Avicenna House Campus, there are five computer laboratories, containing more than 400 PCs, most of them with flat screen TFT monitors. A whole spectrum of software including office tools, compilers, browsers, as well as specialist database, data mining, and systems analysis/design software are installed on all machines.
BITE awards degrees from the University of East London and the University of Wales.
BITE has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with number of Overseas Universities.