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Computing and Information Systems, B.Sc.

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Become an accomplished programmer with this innovative and creative Computing and Information Systems programme from University of London. Develop skills in various aspects of programming, such as computer systems development, database management systems, e-commerce, computer security and artificial intelligence.
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Overview

By studying this course, you will:

  • develop a solid theoretical basis together with in-depth practical skills;
  • earn a qualification that emphasises understanding as well as using software, placing you as a leader and innovator;
  • develop skills in various aspects of programming, including systems development, database management, and artificial intelligence.

Career opportunities

As a graduate in Computing and Information Systems, you'll gain a wide appreciation of the subject. You'll learn to adapt and evolve to keep ahead in the fast-changing world of computing.

Here are some examples of the kind of roles that will be open to you:

  • Systems analyst: With strong expertise in technology and information systems, you'll be able to analyse system requirements and design IT systems for changing business needs.
  • Security consultant: You’ll be skilled in computer networking and have a deep understanding of cryptography and data security. You will be able to improve and protect corporate systems.
  • Networking engineer: You will have a high level of understanding of networking infrastructure and be able to design, implement and support the networks vital to corporate activity.
  • Technical architect: As a fluent programmer, you will be able to grasp new techniques quickly and incorporate them into your designs for powerful information systems.
The Computing and Information Systems programme from University of London also provides a route to a variety of higher degrees that can further differentiate you in today’s competitive employment market, or provide the basis for a career in research.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Application deadlines: 01 October
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-8 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mathematics for computing
  • Information systems: foundations of e-business
  • Introduction to Java and object-oriented programming
  • Introduction to computing and the internet

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

For access to the BSc Computing and Information Systems degree, you will usually meet the following criteria:

  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration.
  • Satisfy our General Entrance Requirements.
  • GCSE Mathematics (Grade A*-B / 9-5) or AS Level Mathematics (A-E), or equivalent.
For access to the Work Experience Entry Route:
  • Age 21+ by 01 September in the year of registration.
  • Four GCSEs, including Mathematics (Grade A*-C / 9-4), or equivalent.
  • At least two years’ relevant work experience (i.e. computing or information technology related).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6155 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6155 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6155 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6155 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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