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Computing Systems (with Diploma in Professional Practice) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The aim of the Computing Systems (with Diploma in Professional Practice) (Hons) course from Ulster University London Branch is to provide a broadly based education in computing systems that will produce graduates equipped to apply best practice in software engineering to the development of a wide range of information systems in organisations.
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Overview

This Computing Systems (with Diploma in Professional Practice) (Hons) programme from Ulster University London Branch will enable graduates to embark on a professional career in computing with specific vocational skills relevant to local industry needs. The course will also help meet industry’s current shortage of high quality graduates in computing, particularly those with software development skills.

The research landscape within computing in recent years has seen topics come to the fore on security and the role of artificial intelligence in society both of which feature in the programme.

The BSc Hons in Computing Systems course recognises that software development skills need to be complemented with people and process related skills. Consequently, people, process and professional practice are important topics within modules of the course and allow the development of a broad base of skills appropriate to a software engineer.

Careers and postgraduate opportunities

Upon graduation you will be eligible to embark on a professional career in computing or to undertake further study at Masters or PhD level.

Career routes include:

  • Designing business-critical computer systems
  • Providing consultancy on computing systems development

Accreditation

Graduates from this course have been successful in gaining full Membership (MBCS) of the British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics for Computing 
  • Software Development I 
  • Professionalism and Entrepreneurship 
  • Systems Architecture 
  • Database Systems
  • Human Computer Interaction 
  • Systems Security
  • Software Development II 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Systems Development 
  • Networks and Communications 
  • Dynamic Web Authoring 
  • Professional Practice - Computing 
  • Project and Process Management 
  • Mobile Technology 
  • Web Applications Development 
  • Embedded Systems Design 
  • Computing Systems Project 
  • Level 7 MSc workshop 

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

  • Grades CCC at A Level, or international equivalent; plus
  • Grade 4 (previously grade C) in GCSE English Language, or international equivalent; plus
  • Grade 4 (previously grade C) in GCSE Mathematics, or international equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Placement year: £2,070 (UK/EU and International)

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.

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