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Computing and IT Practice

The Open University UK

Bachelor Online
48 months
Duration
6192 GBP/year
6192 GBP/year
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About

This foundation degree in Computing and IT Practice at The Open University UK is about acquiring skills and learning how to deploy them at work. Whether you want to gain confidence using and managing IT, grasp new opportunities or develop software solutions, there’s a study route for you. The modern world depends on computers and IT systems to function.

Overview

Gain the skills to work with them and you’ll open up a variety of careers and opportunities.

Key features of the Computing and IT Practice course at The Open University UK 

  • Work-based and developed in partnership with employers
  • Builds on the computing and IT skills you already have
  • Enables you to choose from focuses and modules to meet your particular needs and interests
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study, for example our Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice

Skills for career development

If you work, or would like to work, with computing and IT systems in hardware, software, or systems-based contexts, this foundation degree is for you. You will learn the principles of these technologies, how to apply them, and surrounding issues to be aware of. During this course you will gain valuable experience of working in a team to tackle a small development task. You will be well prepared for further study should you decide to complete a full honours degree, and you will gain valuable transferable skills in communication, the use of IT facilities, retrieval of information, numeracy, time management and organisation, and analysing and solving problems.

Career relevance

Finance, government, business, commerce, public services such as health and education, and the voluntary sector are all critically dependent on computing and IT systems. This foundation degree is an ideal starting point for a career in any of these sectors, focusing on information technology, computing, communication technology and related fields, or to enhance your existing career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Change, strategy and projects at work
  • Career development and employability 
  • Discovering mathematics 
  • Essential mathematics
  • Technologies in practice
  • Cisco networking (CCNA)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

240 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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

To successfully complete the two compulsory work-based modules for this qualification, whatever your chosen career, you must:

  • be engaged in full-time or part-time employment – either paid or voluntary
  • have permission to carry out work-based learning tasks in your work setting
  • confirm that the work you submit is based on your practice in that setting.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384

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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