Computing (Top-up) BSc (Hons) Awarded by UCLan

16365W0 | Centre for Advanced Technical Studies
Start Date | 13/09/2021
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

A one year top-up to an honours degree for those who have a Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree in Computing to develop their skills and apply research and critical thinking to solve problems using appropriate technology. Undergraduates develop research and critical thinking skills, combining theoretical study with an industry placement.

What will I study?

You will study a range of units which will include; Games for the Internet; Double Project; E-Business; Advanced Database Systems; Systems Concepts.

How long is the course?

One academic year.

How will I be assessed?

The programme is assessed through a variety of methods, from written assignments to course work.

What qualifications do I need?

An HND or Foundation Degree in a relevant subject. Students must also possess a Grade 4 or above in maths at GCSE or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

Some have secured company director positions in a range of industry sectors, specialising in software and application development. Others have established their own successful businesses. Post graduate study - May lead to post graduate study in Computer Science, Information Security, Graphics and Games Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Forensics.

Other Information

As a student on a course awarded by UCLan you have access to their facilities including libraries, social facilities and the Students' Union.

Course Fees


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