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BSc (Hons) Top-Up, Level 6

Applied Computing

This BSc (Hons) top-up course is divided into a number of core units that are designed to give you a broad overview of Applied Computing, 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.

The Computing industry has consistently driven change in business and in the every day lives of individuals. This course provides an exciting opportunity to acquire the key skills that are sought after by employers.

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.

  • Students will undertake the following modules to complete the BSc*:
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Independent Project
  • Research and technology
  • Database management systems
  • Web & Cloud Technology

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.

*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
  • Two satisfactory references

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.

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