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Computing Science HNC/HND/BSc (Hons) Degree

OVERVIEW

Digital technology is at the heart of society and business. This results in a demand for highly skilled professionals with a thorough understanding of key computing technologies combined with the practical skills to solve problems with software. Modern computing professionals also need to be good communicators, able to engage with technical and non-technical clients, able to understand social, legal and ethical issues, and able to continue to develop throughout their careers. Our Computing Science degree is designed to equip modern graduates to work in this exciting and constantly changing field.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Computer Science HNC (Year 1):

  • Networking 
  • Operating Systems
  • Information Security
  • Problem Solving and Programming

Computing Science HND (Year 2):

  • Computer Hardware
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Communication

Computing Science BSc (Hons) Degree (Year 3):

  • Secure Programming
  • Internet of Things
  • Contemporary Issues in Computing 
  • Project

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

These courses will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, tutorials, self-directed learning, textbooks, module webs, scenario-based learning sets, professional libraries and resources, journals and case studies, seminars, discussion forums and peer-to-peer learning.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment will take the form of individual and group coursework, which is vocationally relevant. The wide range of assessment techniques used at CU London will ensure that you have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in full.

There are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we will assess your learning through course work and phase tests. Assessments take place during and at the end of each six-week block.

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

As a full-time student a normal learning block will mean that you get 18 hours of teaching each week in groups of approximately 25-50 students. Depending on the course you have chosen, you will attend morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14.00-18.00) sessions. You will also need to attend one 2 hour tutorial each week.

Entry Requirements

Computer Science HNC

64 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Computing Science HND

80 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

Computing Science BSc (Hons) Degree 

104 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.

International Students

To apply for this course as an international student you must:

  • Meet the above entry criteria with either UK or equivalent qualifications.
  • Be trained to English language proficiency level IELTS 6.0 (HNC - year 1/HND - year 2) or IELTS 6.5 (Degree/Top Up - year 3).

Access to HE Diploma

A pass in the Access Diploma. Plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade A-C, or specified equivalents. In addition, the need to pass our own internal Maths/English test and interview.

Foundation course

This degree programme has an integral stage 0 attached to it, if you do not meet the entry requirements you may enter at the Foundation level. Successful completion of the following will guarantee you access onto this degree programme: 

We understand that not everyone fits easily into this national framework, particularly if you already have professional work experience. If you’d like to discuss with us what your qualifications and/or experience allow you to study, please get in touch and we’ll try to help.

FEES AND FUNDING

Full-time course is: £6,009 per year

For the academic year 2017/18, each six week block will cost £1,502.25. A full academic year is made up of four of these blocks, so this means that a normal full-time year is £6,009. This covers some of your learning materials, all your classes and online tutorials. 

The part-time course fee is dependent on how many modules you choose to study in an academic year.

Each stage of the qualification (HNC/HND/Degree) will require you to complete four academic blocks. You can study up to four blocks in one academic year or study at a slower pace (usually three academic blocks per year). Please note if you do study at a slower pace you will need to re-enrol to complete your studies in the next academic year.

For the academic year 2017/18 each block for part-time students will cost £1,502.25. Therefore, the total fee per stage of your qualification if completed in the academic year 2017/18 is: £6,009.

International course fee for 2017/18 is: £8,725.

Funding

As a full-time student or part-time student resident in the UK or EU, you can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees at Student Finance England.

HOW TO APPLY

You can make your application in two ways:

• If you’re interested in a full-time course your application must be submitted via UCAS. Once you’ve registered you can start the application process; you’ll need our unique institution code C85, the code for your preferred course and the campus code 7.

• If you want to apply for our part-time course please complete our online application form.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

Future Careers for graduates could be:

  • Software developer/Programmer
  • Web developer
  • IT business analyst
  • User experience designer
  • Database manager
  • Computer system/network manager
  • Research
  • Trainer/lecturer
APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:

Duration:
  • HNC: 1 year full time; 14 months part time (UK/EU only)
  • HND: 2 years full time; 30 months part time (UK/EU only)
  • Degree: 3 years full time; 48 months part time (UK/EU only)

Qualification:
  • HNC/HND
  • Undergraduate Degree

Course type:
  • Full time
  • Part time (UK/EU only)

Fees:
£8,725

Contact Details:

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