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
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Teaching and Assessment
Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in
computing, and offer expert tuition in labs and classrooms.
Assessment is through a mix of assignments, reports and presentations.
As part of the course, you will be required to undertake individual
A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment,
where modules are assessed by the course teaching team as you
complete them. The focus of the Top-up year is the dissertation,
showcasing your high level computer and academic skills. This course is
delivered on-site each week across the academic year.
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.
Typically entrants will possess:
• Foundation Degree
• or an HND
• or an equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline
Awarding Body: The Open University.