BSc (Hons) Computing & Internet Technologies Top-up

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2020
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Attendance
    Full Time
  • Awarding Body
    The Open University
  • Cost
    £ 7800.00 per year
  • Centre Location
    Taunton
  • Course Description

    The BSc (Hons) top-up provides students with the skills and knowledge to enter a range of computing professions, which have seen increased demand for employees at graduate level, and will equip learners with the necessary skills and academic standing to enter postgraduate study.

    It also enhances employability of students by providing training with industry-standard software and access to specialised resources such as the Networking Laboratory. 

    The modules studied may include

    • Advanced Programming
    • Mobile Application Development
    • Relational Databases
    • Final Major Computing Project
    • Mobile Network and Security Management optional module
    • Collaborative Working and Entrepreneurial Skills optional module
     

    For more information about regulations and policies relevant to studying with the Open University please visit our Wider Information Set page.

    Regulations for validated awards of The Open University and the Appendices can be found here.
  • Teaching and Assessment

    Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and offer expert tuition in cutting-edge labs and classrooms.

    Assessment is through a mix of assignments and presentations. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually.

    A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team while you complete them. The focus of the degree is the final year major project and dissertation, showcasing your high level computer skills.

  • Career Progression

    As a computing graduate, the world really is your oyster. You will be equipped with a range of computer skills that are all highly desirable to prospective employers. Moreover, you’ll have experience of working in real-world environments where adaptability and the ability to handle pressure are essential.

  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants must have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline. Students also require GCSE at grade A*-C (new grading system 9-4) in English and Maths or equivalent Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy.

    Applicants with English as their second language must have minimum IELTS Level 6 or equivalent.

    Awarding Body: The Open University.