B.Sc. On Campus


The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
7230 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you are looking for a successful career in the fast-moving computing industry, the BSc (Hons) Computing degree from The University of the Highlands and Islands is for you.


In the Computing program from The University of the Highlands and Islands, you will learn all the knowledge and skills you need to work in this sector, as well as developing key personal and intellectual qualities necessary for continued professional development.

In years three and four you can choose to study for a generic degree in computing or you can specialise in software development or technical support. This will allow you to exit at the end of the fourth year with a themed award, for example: BSc (Hons) Computing (Software) or BSc (Hons) Computing (Networking).

Special features

  • A highlight will be the team project you will undertake, where you will be involved in the delivery of an ICT-related product for an external client
  • You will also be involved in the management, configuration and utilisation of live internet servers to provide web-based services
  • You can study full-time or part-time to suit your personal circumstances
  • You can study individual modules for personal or professional development

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Databases: Relational, Objects and the Web
  • Advanced Topics in Computing
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Web Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to year one, HNC, is 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above OR
  • 1 A level at grade D or above PLUS
  • 3 National 5, Standard Grade or Intermediate passes or equivalent
  • Alternatively, completion of Foundation Apprenticeship ICT: Software Development or Foundation Apprenticeship ICT: Hardware/System Support
  • Entry to year two, HND, is an appropriate computing based HNC, such as HNC Computing or HNC Information Technology
  • Entry to year three of the degree is an appropriate computing-based HND such as: HND in Computer Science; HND in Software Development; HND in Technical Support; or HND in Information Technology

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7230 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,285


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