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Computing and IT (Communications and Software) (Honours)

The Open University UK

B.Sc. Online
36 months
Duration
6192 GBP/year
6192 GBP/year
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About

In this specialist route through the Computing and IT (Communications and Software) (Honours) at The Open University UK, you'll gain an understanding of software engineering concepts and a view of practical software development. 

Overview

You'll achieve a sound understanding of the principles of hardware- and software-based technologies, and the ability to apply your knowledge and skills in a broad range of industries and organisations. 

You'll learn about well-known software development processes and their phases; and activities and techniques that will help you to develop a critical understanding of the diversity of contexts of organisations, problems, and development teams.

Key features of the Computing and IT (Communications and Software) (Honours) at The Open University UK

  • Focuses on software development and software engineering in modern day environments
  • Gives you an insight into the possibilities and constraints of modern communications technology
  • Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • Quality assured by the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE)

Career relevance

Computing and IT graduates are in demand by providers (such as software houses) and user organisations alike. The extensive range of organisations employing computing and IT graduates includes retail, financial services, leisure and gaming, telecommunications, broadcast media, digital media, manufacturing, transport, tourism, the public sector and healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technologies in practice 
  • Discovering mathematics
  • Essential mathematics 
  • Communication and information technologies 
  • Managing IT: the why, the what and the how
  • Object-oriented Java programming

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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5.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification; however, you’ll need some basic knowledge of computing, and the ability to read and write to a good standard of English.
  • In mathematics, your choice of introductory module will depend on your confidence and experience. Visit our MathsChoices website to decide which is right for you.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Our current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £6,192

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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