The Computing industry has consistently driven change in business and in the everyday lives of individuals. This course provides an exciting opportunity to acquire the key skills that are sought after by employers. The course is divided into a number of core units that are designed to give you a broad overview of the subject area together with a number of professional tracks which will provide you with the opportunity to specialise in one or more subject areas of your own choosing.
Building on previous knowledge and skills in Computing, the course is structured to provide opportunities across a broad academic and vocational base, progressively deepening learners’ knowledge. During the Independent Projects and the Academic Research Projects, students will be able to carry out a substantial investigation into an area of their own choosing.
Students will undertake the following modules to complete the BSc*:
- Advanced Web Development
- Independent Project
- Research and technology
- Database management systems
- Web & Cloud Technology
*Please note that modules are subject to change from year to year, due to curriculum updates/sector changes/changes in delivery staff specialisms or awarding body requirements. See Course Terms and Conditions for more details.
Merit average at HND or 55% in a relevant Foundation Degree.
Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths are also required.
Applications from mature students with relevant professional/life experience are welcome. You may be required to provide further evidence to decide on your suitability for the course and an admissions test may be used in certain circumstances.
On successful completion of the BSc, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a MSc in Computing at university. Other students may progress to employment or set up their own enterprise. The course aims to equip students with the skills required for a variety of employment opportunities, for example, web developer, software engineer, project manager and system analyst. Students may progress to studying for membership of professional bodies such as the British Computer Society and the Chartered Institute for IT.
To apply for this course please follow this link.