Course Details

This computing degree is in partnership with Solent University. It will be delivered by Chichester College and awarded by Solent University. It provides the diverse skills and knowledge you’ll need for a career in a wide range of computing roles. The course includes units on Data Science, Human Computer Interaction, Network Management, Engineering Mobile Applications and a Project. A range of assessment methods will help you build practical experience in developing mobile applications, databases and managing networks, culminating in a final project. The top-up degree is a perfect complement to the HND programme of study. With only one academic year of study you can achieve a BSc (Hons) Computing that is highly desirable to any employer in the computing industry. You will study under the guidance of experienced lecturers who provide technical tuition alongside vital industry context.

Entry Requirements

A relevant HND/ Foundation Degree with a minimum PASS grade or equivalent industry qualifications. Also, applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. IELTS minimum 6.0 overall.

Career options

This course provides the advanced skills and technical knowledge that could allow for career progression into roles such as business analyst, database manager, software developer, web developer and network management/technical support.

Computing BSc (Hons) Top-up Degree

Five highlights

  • 1 Good value Higher Education experience with generous contact hours.
  • 2 An enthusiastic focus on employability led teaching and learning.
  • 3 Current techniques and technologies, constantly under review.
  • 4 Access to the latest industry standard software & small group size
  • 5 Experienced teaching staff dedicated to developing each individual.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (top-up)

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Course code Location Course length Start date
CIT637CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will be expected to study and complete 5 modules; 3 in semester one and 2 in semester 2. These comprise: Network Management, Engineering Mobile Applications, Data Science, Human Computer Interaction and a final Project. This project is a core unit offered in the second semester and is a double unit worth 40 CATS. This unit is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to conduct a self-managed project of significant scale and complexity. The project should reflect theory and practice drawn from the named award being undertaken by the student and be related to real world applications.

How will I be taught?

The course is taught with a small group size to maximise individual tuition. There will be a combination of lectures, seminars and practical workshops, with the added expectation of self-directed study. Students will be expected to work as part of a team and autonomously in order to complete scheduled work.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be scheduled and published at the beginning of each unit and will comprise a mixture of presentations, group work, work-based learning, practical assessment and written assignments in the form of reports. There may be other forms of assessment as well. The reports will have specific word counts and will have different grade weightings depending on the module and number of assessments.

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