BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) (Top Up)

General

Program Description

Save £1,000 by enrolling on this programme in the July intake! Prices will increase beginning with the October 2020 intake. If you’re keen to explore the wide-ranging field of mobile computing and its relevance to business and industry, then look no further. Technology develops at a rapid pace, and this course will help you keep up to date with emerging trends. Each of the 17 modules will explore the principles of computing and how these work in a mobile context.

Course Overview

This Top-Up will enable you to achieve a full undergraduate honours degree in Computing (Mobile Computing) if you have previously completed an HND in computing, or equivalent. Arden University’s online BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) (Top-Up) will develop a broad understanding of the tools and theories essential for success in the field of computing.

Arden’s flexible study mode allows you to develop your professional computing and IT knowledge around your existing commitments. This programme will equip you with the skills needed to succeed in the field of computing and help take you closer to your career goals.

The full range of programmes offered by Arden features a strong focus on employability, practical skills, and career success. This programme has been designed to help you develop and manage software for a range of professional objectives, with a particular focus on current trends.

Course Modules

Level 5

Mobile Technologies
You’ll receive an overview of the cellular and wireless technologies with this module. Armed with an understanding of security, privacy, ethics, and existing mobile apps, you’ll begin to develop your own mobile applications.

Level 6

Management in IT
You’ll discover what it takes to be a manager in the fields of IT and technology. This module looks at how you’d outsource, deal with contractors and consultants, manage your own department, and fit within a business, as you explore your next steps.

Current Trends in Networking
In this constantly evolving module, you’ll look at leading-edge technologies and their effects on people. You’ll evaluate whether new products improve upon the old ones, and assess the impact of innovation in the communications sector.

Computer Systems Security
Taking a look at cybercrime and the law, you’ll learn about the weak spots that leave systems and individuals vulnerable to attack. This module will allow you to become familiar with cryptography, the basis of important computer security.

Mobile Implementations
Sharpen your programming skills with this module, which looks at the strengths and weaknesses of mobile technologies. Designing software for mobile use requires a special approach due to the nature of this technology, and you’ll work out the best ways of delivering content to them.

Computing Project
You will have the opportunity to get to grips with an experiment, an investigation, or a practical piece of work for your last big project. You will be required to support your project with academic work and tech, and we’ll encourage you to gather your own data through surveys and interviews.

Industry Partnerships

When you enrol in the BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) (Top-Up) course, you will have the option to participate in the following business skill development programmes.

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Cisco Networking Academy

Get a real-world grounding in today’s most valuable technical skills. Use real equipment, software, and simulators to gain technical knowledge in at least 1 or 2 high demand job areas.

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Salesforce Trailheads

There are 140 Trails and 520 badges to choose from, covering many aspects of business, computing and using Salesforce as a management tool.

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Amazon Web Services

With the increasing demand for cloud employees, AWS Educate provides an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals.

How does it work?

Participation with our Industry Partners is completely voluntary. Your participation or decision not to study these additional extras won’t have any effect on your degree or the grades you receive.

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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this programme you must normally have:

  • A relevant HND or equivalent provided that the total of your learning experience allows you to achieve the aims of the programme.
  • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees

£4,500 (UK & EU), £4,384 (International)

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Here at Arden University, we believe that everyone everywhere should have access to the higher education they deserve. Whether you already hold a post-secondary degree or are just beginning your journ ... Read More

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