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 (Hons) Applied Computing (Top-Up) allows you to gain a full undergraduate degree within one year of study.
Students study intensively over one year to build the advanced programming, web development, systems analysis and networking skills required by graduate employers.
The programme builds on students’ existing knowledge and skills to enable them to operate immediately at a professional level in IT sectors of commerce and industry.
It develops appropriate personal, intellectual and subject-specific skills to enable students to consider and evaluate a range of technical and broad-based issues from a strategic perspective.
You will gain the technical and business computing knowledge required by industry whilst developing the problem solving skills expected of future computing professionals.
Covering key advanced topics software development, internet technology, network security, and IT strategy, the course equips students for a career in the computing industry.
The BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (Top-Up) course includes a project module that provides the student with an opportunity to specialise in an aspect of computing that is of particular interest to the individual. The course is delivered within fully equipped computing labs that provide access to industry-standard computer hardware and software. These courses help students develop vocationally related technical skills and abilities, along with academic insight and understanding. They are designed to reflect contemporary computing practice.
You will also undertake a significant project; selecting, developing and justifying the need for a practical application for a business-related situation. This project will develop your skills in research, assessment of feasibility and project management and will allow you to tailor your study to your desired career pathway within the computing industry.
Course Length: 1 years;
Start dates: January / May / September