BSc (Hons) Computing Systems

Course details

The overall aim of the course is to provide a broadly based education in computing systems that will produce graduates equipped to apply best practice in software engineering to the development of a wide range of information systems in organisations. This will enable graduates to embark on a professional career in computing with specific vocational skills relevant to local industry needs. The course will also help meet industry’s current shortage of high quality graduates in computing, particularly those with software development skills.

Intakes Study Options Location
Sep, Jan 3 years, full time, weekdays UK

Why Study BSc (Hons) Computing Systems?

The main appeal for a Computing Systems degree over a regular Computer Science degree is that Computing Systems concentrates more on the practical applications of computer-based knowledge, mostly in terms of how computers can be used as a tool in a commercial or business setting. Therefore your knowledge will be better rounded with the additional facet of knowing how you can benefit a company and hence increase your employability.

Whilst the course is multifaceted it is by no means superficial, with students studying in-depth computing phenomena such as software engineering and computer systems management whilst alongside being taught when and where the best times and places to use them. It also imparts on how to communicate your knowledge best to clientele and explain the processes you carry out, allowing you to become more amicable and hence a more attractive target for employment.

Career Opportunities:

The addition of a Computing Systems degree to your experiential arsenal provides opportunities for a variety of senior and influential professions. These include:

  • Data Mining
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Database Management
  • Internet Services
  • IT Consultancy
  • Business Application Developer
  • Network Engineering

The opportunity for work experience and studying abroad are also invaluable for those looking to endeavour in a career in Computing Systems, allowing you to gain real practical experience as well as mix with individuals who can advise and guide you to the best career prospects.

Course Structure and Classes

Year 1

  • Mathematics for Computing

  • Software Development

  • Study Skills and Professional Issues

  • Computer Hardware

  • Systems in Organisations

Year 2

  • Human Computer Interaction

  • Networks

  • Object-Oriented Programming

  • Communications

  • Database Systems

  • Dynamic Web Authoring

Year 3

  • Organisational Process Focus

  • Project Management

  • Mobile Technology

  • Web Applications Development

  • Embedded Systems Design

  • Computing Systems Project

Please note: the availability of modules are subject to change depending on the course circumstances and student demand, the structure and modules offered will vary on your placement of university and intake.

Entry requirements

  • Grades CCC points at A Level, or international equivalent
  • Grade C in GCSE English Language and Mathematics
  • BTEC: IT/Numerate Subjects only
  • GCSE English Language at grade 4 and Mathematics at grade 5
  • Please get in touch with one of our consultants regarding English fluency, work experience and any other inquiries you may have about entry requirements.

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