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Computing (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
Do you have a passion for computing? Are you fascinated by modern technologies? This Computing (Hons) degree programme from Solent University London Branch focuses on the technical aspects of computing, placing a strong emphasis on programming skills. 
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Overview

The BSc Computing (Hons) is a hands-on degree programme that encourages students to develop an extensive knowledge of computer programming. You will have the opportunity to develop these skills by designing, building and implementing computer systems, culminating in a major final-year software development project.

Key Facts

  • Study in central locations in cities that boast active digital and technology sectors
  • Develop skills in a range of computing areas from programming and networking to web development and software development
  • Available to study full-time over evenings and weekends

What Will I Study

Through engaging, contemporary and industry relevant units that are academically rigorous, stimulating and challenging, you will build specialist transferable skills that facilitate your development as an independent learner, whilst gaining expertise in a range of business functions and topics.

On this programme, you will develop a range of applicable IT skills such as programming, databases, networking, usability and web technologies, whilst an emphasis is placed on enhancing your personal attributes in communication, project management, teamwork and presentation skills through group and project work. 

Teaching and Assessment

You’ll be taught using a range of teaching methods that include lectures, seminars and laboratory sessions, totalling 9-12 hours per week. You will also be expected to engage in independent study, around 38 hours per week.

You will have access to Solent’s virtual learning environment that provides quick online access to assignments, lecture notes, suggested reading and other course information.

Assessments are based on coursework and exams.

Career

This course provides the academic skills and professional qualifications you'll need to pursue a career in a wide range of areas. Graduates of this course possess a broad array of skills and specialisms, making them well suited for a diverse range of computing roles, from software development or IT support to web development and networking.

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Software Development
  • Web Design
  • IT Support
  • Network Management
  • Project Management
  • Database Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Networks
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Web Technologies
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Cyber Security Essential
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Enterprise Database Development
  • Developing for the Internet
  • Human-Digital Interatction Design
  • Network Implementation 
  • Graduate & Professional Devel
  • Project, Engineering Mobile Applications
  • Data Science
  • Cloud Computing 
  • Network Management
  • Web Application Development
  • Internet of Things

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • 72-96 UCAS points
  • A minimum of one A-level, a BTEC Extended Diploma at MMM or BTEC Diploma at DD or equivalent
  • GCSE mathematics and English at grade 4 or above (previously grade C). Alternatively, applicants can sit QA Higher Education Maths test.
  • We will consider mature students who haven't recently undertaken a formalised course of study at A-level or equivalent, but who can demonstrate relevant workplace or voluntary experience, indicating their ability to complete the course successfully.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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