Overview

Our BSc (Hons) Computing degree is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of various computing principles. The program builds skills in areas such as programming, database management, software development, information security, and network management, allowing you to explore the diverse fields within the computing industry to find your ideal career path.

Course Highlights

- Industry-Relevant Learning: Spend significant time in our dedicated computing suite, utilizing industry-standard equipment and software. Our curriculum, co-created with employers and the British Computer Society, ensures you graduate with highly sought-after skills.
- Diverse Skill Development: Gain expertise in key areas like programming, database management, software development, information security, and network management.
- Flexible Career Path: The broad foundation provided by this degree allows you to choose from a variety of career options within the computing industry.

Why Study With Us

- Research and Industry-Informed Teaching: Our teaching is grounded in the latest research and industry practices in software engineering, networks and communications, and cyber security.
- Flexible, Industry-Focused Program: This program prepares you with the knowledge, understanding, and employability skills needed for entry into the industry or further professional study.
- Professional Qualification: The course offers the opportunity to earn the Chartered IT Professional (CITP) qualification, the independent standard of competence and professionalism in the technology industry.

Key Features

- Contemporary Knowledge and Practice: Develop a modern understanding of various computing disciplines and their application in real-world scenarios.
- Theoretical and Practical Learning: The curriculum combines theoretical understanding with practical applications, ensuring a well-rounded education.
- Research-Informed Curriculum: Delivered through a research-informed approach, the program uses evidence-based methods to provide a robust education that connects theory with industry practices.

Modules

Year 1
• Academic & Professional Skills
• Computing Principles
• Computer Programming
• Database Design & Implementation
Year 2
• Software Development
• Information Systems Security
• Networks & Communications
• Business Intelligence
Year 3
• IT Project & Product Management.
• Sustainability, Ethics & Professional
Practice
• Enterprise Systems
• Major Project (Computing)

Entry requirements

96 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels or equivalent, eg CCC.

Alternatively;

Irish Leaving Certificate: BBCCC.
Scottish Highers: BBCCC.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DMM in a business-related subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points.
All applicants are required to have at least 3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.

Candidates must demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification.

We will also consider applications to level 4 entry from those who are not able to meet our normal course entry requirements but can demonstrate that they have achieved the required level of knowledge and skills and have the potential to benefit from the course, for example: through relevant work experience and professional development.

For Foundation entry, a UCAS Tariff Entry of 40 points.

We will also consider applications to level 3 entry from those who are not able to meet our normal course entry requirements but can demonstrate that they have achieved the required level of knowledge and skills and have the potential to benefit from the course, for example: through relevant work experience and professional development.

Career Paths

The BSc (Hons) Computing course offers you choices to pursue a wide range of careers, or to specialise as a postgraduate, including:
• Analyst and management jobs in information systems, computer systems, security, business and data.
• Network administrator, engineer, or manager
• Database administrator
• UI/UX designer
• Web developer, Software developer
• Apps developer
• Technical sales/support engineer
• Hardware or software engineer

University of Central Lancashire 





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