For the BSc Computing (Hons) course, offered by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) , no previous computing experience is required, so the first year develops essential computing skills and explores a wide range of modern applications of IT.
The common modules at the start of the course allows you to transfer to a specialist route of Business Computing, Databases, Multimedia, Software Development, Computer Networks.
For part-time students, timetabled classes are blocked together where possible.
The course is assessed using individual coursework assignments, group work, presentations and exams, which may be seen or unseen. There is a practical emphasis with the main contribution to your degree classification coming from coursework.
UCLan's Computing degree develops your technical, business and people-oriented skills to produce a multi-skilled graduate capable of succeeding in a variety of careers.
Depending on your choice of routes, a range of careers is possible including: analysing clients' business requirements and specifying appropriate IT systems, designing and managing networks or developing multimedia, databases or high performance software.
A broad skills base will allow you to pursue a range of careers without specialist entry requirements. One of our graduates is working for NATO. Others are working in local industry for organisations such as BAE. Several other graduates have gone on to teach in primary, secondary, further and higher education.
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- Computing Skills
- Systems Analysis & Database Design
- Interactive Applications
- Computer Systems and Security
- The Agile Professional
- Database Systems
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- 36 months
- 60 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted
- BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit
- BTEC Diploma: Distinction*, Distinction
- Pass Access Course: 106-112 UCAS Points
- International Baccalaureate:Pass Diploma with 104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects
- IELTS: 6.0 with no subscore lower than 5.5
- GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent
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International13700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13700 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Sandwich year out £1,000 (UK/EU).
Living costs for Preston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.