Digital & Technology Solutions BSc (Hons)
UCAS Code: I901 - Degree
UCAS Code: 009I - HNC
CU Scarborough (Scarborough)
3 years part-time
3 year - Degree
1 year - HNC
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Study level: Undergraduate
Digital technology pervades our society and yet there is a significant skills shortage in the IT industry.
From September 2022, this course will only be available for third year entry.
The digital arena isn't just about improving efficiency; it improves business prospects, can shape the development of a company and can influence the way people operate. Innovations in technology have improved operations in companies and governments of all sizes, and through IT, small businesses can quickly become successful on a global scale
This Digital & Technology & Solutions BSc (Hons) degree has been specifically designed to create digitally-savvy graduates. It prepares you with the knowledge and professional skills needed for the technological jobs of today and the future.
Why CU Scarborough
We offer a style of education which is flexible and designed to fit around your life, allowing you to benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. We aim to provide career-focused courses, wherever possible, coupled with placement opportunities to help prepare you for the world of work. We are dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we keep our fees low and most of our courses cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving onto the next.
What you'll study
The first year introduces students to basic digital principles, which are reinforced in the second year with more business-orientated case studies and practical work. In the third and final year, students learn and refine complex advanced skills. As students are about to hit the graduate job market, we aim to equip them with the knowledge and capabilities that allow successful transition into industry.
Business & Project Principles
Software Design Principles
Hardware and Systems Design Principles
Mobile Applications Development
IT Infrastructure Management
Database and Web Applications
Advanced Software Development
Service Management and Support
Service Management and Support Project
Final Year Project
How you'll learn
Digital & Technology Solutions Higher National Certificate (HNC)
64 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.
Digital & Technology Solutions BSc (Hons) Degree
104 UCAS tariff points. All courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English.
All HNC/Degree courses require at least two A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.
What if I don’t meet the entry requirements?
If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course, we offer a number of programmes to help you secure a place. Successful completion of one of the below programmes guarantees you a place on a degree course with us, subject to meeting specified criteria.
This degree programme has an integral stage 0 attached to it, so if you do not meet the entry requirements you may enter at the foundation level. Successful completion of a relevant Foundation Year course will guarantee you progression onto this degree programme.
Access to HE Course
Access to HE courses aim to bring your academic skills and topical knowledge up to optimal standard for higher education study. If you undertake an Access to HE course and then successfully complete a degree programme, the remaining balance of your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off.
We pride ourselves on offering competitive tuition fees which we review on an annual basis. Course fees are calculated on the basis of what it costs to teach each course and we aim for total financial transparency.
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Careers and opportunities
At CU Scarborough, we focus on seeing our students all the way through to employment, with an on-site dedicated Careers and Employability department.
With a Digital Technology & Solutions BSc (Hons) degree behind you, your career options are broad and may include developer, analyst and managerial roles.
Where our graduates work
Graduates can go onto study a master’s degree, in subjects such as Forensic Computing, Networking Computing and Computer Science.
How to apply
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The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For UK and EU students, if Parliament permit an increase in tuition fees, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study in line with any such changes. Note that any increase is expected to be in line with inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.
For International students the tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.
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Facilities mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
Placements and study abroad opportunities
Please note that we are unable to guarantee any placement or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.
This course may incur additional costs associated with any field trips, placements or work experience, study abroad opportunities or any other opportunity (whether required or optional), which could include (but is not limited to), equipment, materials, bench fees, studio or facilities hire, travel, accommodation and visas.