For anyone who has studied a relevant HND (or equivalent), this computing top-up will help you upgrade your qualification to a full degree in as little as eight months.
You will explore the technology, methods and evolving trends from the world of computing and acquire the practical skills needed to help you pursue your professional ambitions.
Discuss your degree or MBA study options with our Ealing, Tower Hill, Holborn, Manchester or Birmingham Course Advisors today on 0208 003 6196 or visit us on one of our upcoming Open Days. This blended learning course is currently only available at our Holborn study centre subject to cohort size.
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While studying this course you will keep your finger on the pulse of current developments in the field and use the latest tools to discover, analyse and evaluate the principles and theories used in system design and web-based solutions.
Year 1 –
Current Trends in Networking
Management in IT
Computer Systems Security
Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.
We use a wide variety of assessment methods, giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in more ways than one. These could include:
To support your development and ensure that you’re on the right track with your studies, you’ll receive tutor feedback for every assessment you submit.
If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real-life settings.
You can get more detailed course information by viewing the Course Specification.
This course has standard entry requirements.
To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have a HND in business or equivalent. Your prior learning must be consistent with Level 5 of the functional areas of business: finance, marketing, HRM and operations management.
Non-native English speaker?
If your prior learning was not taught in English we require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element). Get in touch with any questions.
What can a computing top-up do for me?
Almost anywhere you work, an IT structure will be in place. This means there are career opportunities available for computing graduates in almost every industry.
Completing this programme will leave you in a position to apply for relevant industry roles and IT degrees are frequently listed amongst those which deliver the higher return on investment.
What can I do after uni?
A computing degree could lead to work in one of many roles, including:
What do our alumni say?
“I am a freelance programmer and usually that is what I do for a company; no lateral movement, I just go in, do the work and move on to the next project. With the things I have learnt on the course, I can now bring more knowledge on aspects of project management and I can offer my clients a broader experience which could be of use to them.” - Mike Lawns
You can support your study in a variety of ways.
If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:
Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options
You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.
Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.
Pay in full
You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.
Pay in instalments
You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.
Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.
If you study a blended learning programme, you’ll attend classes two or three days a week at your chosen study centre. You can find our study centres in:
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5. Accept & complete the application
6. Begin your course with an online induction
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