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Applied Computing (Top-Up) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
If you are interested in a systems development and management career and currently hold a Foundation Degree or HND (Higher National Diploma) or equivalent, the BSc Applied Computing (Top-Up) (Hons) from Northumbria University London Branch allows you to gain a full undergraduate degree within one year of study.
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Overview

If you are interested in a systems development and management career and currently hold a Foundation Degree or HND (Higher National Diploma) or equivalent, the BSc Applied Computing (Top-Up) (Hons) from Northumbria University London Branch allows you to gain a full undergraduate degree within one year of study.

Key facts

  • Top-Up your Level 5 qualification to an undergraduate computing degree in 1 year
  • Develop highly sought after skills for a rapidly growing sector
  • Continue your studies with our postgraduate computing programmes when you pass with a 2:2 or above

What will I study?

Throughout the course you will study a wide range of topics, from systems development and strategic systems management, to social and current issues in computing, and professional management and practice.

You will also complete a case project, which will provide you with the opportunity to apply all of your existing skills to a substantial software development problem.How will I be taught and assessed?

Teaching on this programme is delivered through lecturers, seminars and practical workshops where you will develop your skills, totalling between 12-13 hours per week. You will also be expected to engage in independent study involving directed and self-directed learning, around 29 hours per week.

Each module of study is assessed by coursework assignments. The individual project may be initiated by the University, the student, or an external client and consists of an end product and a report explaining and evaluating the project process.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Strategic Systems Management 
  • Object-Oriented Modelling & Design 
  • Project Management & Professional Development 
  • Team Project and Professionalism 
  • Object Oriented and Web Programming 
  • Social Issues in Computing
  • Academic Language skills for Northumbria London Campus 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • A HND/Foundation Degree in a related discipline
  • A good GCSE profile including Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 (previously grade C) or equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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