BSc (Hons) Computing
The BSc (Hons) Computing will teach you all you need to know for a successful career in IT, from programming and information systems to mobile apps and artificial intelligence courses. You'll be taught by specialists and have access to our cutting-edge computer laboratories, as well as the opportunity to get industry experience through hands-on work placements.
The BSc (Hons) Computing Degree has been developed to help embed you into the world of Computing and its skills, which are essential in today’s world. Computing is a global activity and graduates are employable anywhere in the world. Some of the main areas that graduates go into are network design, programming, web development, software application, interactive multi-media roles, IT support, consultancy and operations, E-commerce, and business analysis.
Some typical employers include IT consultancies and IT service providers, however, as most businesses rely on computers to function effectively, there are also opportunities within telecommunications, aerospace and defence, financial services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and the public.After completing this degree, you might also choose to set up your own business offering web design or IT consultancy.
Why should I complete the BSc (Hons) Computing ?
This engaging and flexible course draws on key elements from other study pathways to give you a wide-ranging, industry-informed degree. As you progress, you’ll have the opportunity to ‘zoom in’ on aspects of the subject that you have personal interest and strengths in, or that support your career or study goals.
With intentionally small class sizes, we can offer you more meaningful and personalized interaction with our dedicated and enthusiastic lecturers – many of whom come with extensive industry insights and experience.
- Introduction to Software Development (SWE4101)
- Computing Infrastructure (SWE4102)
- Databases (SWE4103)
- Security Fundamentals (SEC4102)
- Fundamentals of Software Engineering (SWE4104)
- Data Structures and Algorithms (SWE5102)
- Advanced Databases and Big Data (SWE5104)
- Mobile Applications (SWE5105)
- Systems Analysis and Design (SWE5106)
- Advanced Operating Systems (SEC5104)
- Undergraduate Project (SEC6101)
- Enterprise Systems Development (SWE6103)
- Machine Learning (SWE6104)
- Emerging Technologies (SWE6106)
- Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensics (SEC6102)
- Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable
- GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9
- IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (non-native speakers)
If you didn’t study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.
If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course, please consider the BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year.
UCAS points: 96 (this can be made up from a range of level courses, for more information on the UCAS points for your qualification go to the UCAS tariff calculator)
Students will also be asked to attend an academic interview. Suitability for entry to our programs can be demonstrated in several ways and is not limited to academic qualifications alone and applicants who do not meet our published entry requirements are encouraged to contact recruitment and admissions for advice.
How to Apply
Each of our courses have different entry requirements and a different admission process. We encourage you to look at our course pages and the How to apply section for detailed information.From choosing your desired course, writing your personal statement and submitting the application, you can count on our friendly Recruitment Team for help and guidance at every step of the way. Get in touch to make an initial appointment to discuss your situation.
Weekday / Weekend /Evening Classes
£9,250 per year (Home fee)
RQF Level 3-6
Exams, Essays, Reports and Presentations
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