BSc (Hons) Computing (Top Up)
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
Earliest start date
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Delivered 100% online, this degree will allow you to explore computing’s latest theories, techniques, and issues. You will master the practical skills and understanding you need to thrive in the fast-paced world of computing, covering in-demand skills in areas such as data analysis, cloud computing, cybersecurity, object-oriented programming (Java), and website coding and authoring (HTML, CSS). The course is unique in that it offers you two career pathways to choose from. Students who want to focus on technical opportunities can gain an in-depth understanding of subjects in this area. If you decide to opt for a career in IT management, you can study modules that give you combined skills in technical know-how and management strategy.
“I enjoyed my time studying online, you don’t have to worry about going to school physically. You can stay at home or you can go to a cafe, you can study anywhere you like. You can travel anywhere you want whilst studying, that’s the best part.”
"I chose this online course because I have 4 kids and a full-time job. The best part is that I can organise my time as I wish thanks to the online platform."
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.
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.
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.
Taking an in-depth look at client-server computing, mark-up languages, client-side and server-side scripting, you’ll use this module to design and build your own e-commerce system.
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.
English Language Requirements
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