BSc (Hons) Computing


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On successful completion of the programme you will be awarded a BSc (Hons) Computing .

Awarding Body
Anglia Ruskin University

Course Description
The programme is designed to enable you to undertake a rigorous study of current theories, techniques and issues, and acquire the practical skills that are essential within the changing environment so that you can pursue a related career or further relevant academic study.

You will be provided with opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills in computing in a flexible way. Learning materials have been developed to allow you to maximise the time you have available for study and the programme delivery provides additional support through either online or structured tutor lead sessions. The curriculum provides a broad based experience exposing you to a range of relevant aspects of computing in a progressive way.

Mode: Online distance learning

Duration of Programme
This course is expected to be completed within 6 years. However, our online distance learning students have flexibility in setting their own pace of study, which means that the course can be completed in a minimum period of 3 years.

Entry Requirements
For the full degree: 

• Two Subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or
• Completion of a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.
• English ability equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0 if English is not the first language.
• A personal statement (of between 350-500 words) that addresses your motivation for undertaking the programme, references, relevant prior experience and qualifications. 
Or, for the final year top-up: 
• BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing & Systems Development, or equivalent. 
• English ability equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. 

What’s Included
RDI’s virtual learning environment, ilearn, is used to deliver all resources for this course including:

  • Study materials - Access electronic copies of your learning materials and important information, such as assessment instructions, whenever and wherever you are
  • Tutor support - Tutors use live chats and forums to stimulate discussions, request input and highlight external sources
  • External resources - Links to external sources can include key journal articles, your university’s online library, sites of topical interest, etc
  • Discussion with other students & Forums: allow students to come together, share thoughts and ideas and you can initiate topics that you want to discuss with your fellow students

Please note students may be required to purchase certain software. 

We recommend an average of 18 hours study time per week for this programme.

Exemptions may be granted in respect of other qualifications subject to the University’s APCL regulations. It is not intended to provide exemption via APEL.

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