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BSc Computing Systems

Course Overview

Computing Systems will help you to develop a broad range of skills in subjects that include: programming, databases, networking & cloud, web development, human computer interaction, artificial intelligence & data analytics, and systems security alongside subjects that will develop your software engineering skillset. When you finish, you will be ready to embark on a professional career in computing, equipped with the technical and professional skills sought by industry and will be able to apply best practice in software engineering to develop wide ranging systems for any organisation.


Uniquely, BSc Computing Systems is designed using the Variable Rate Progression (VRP) model. VRP empowers you to design your own personal pathway through the modules of the course, something that is not possible in traditional degrees. The precise pathway, course duration and selection modules you study in each year are all controlled by you.
Year 1
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Database Systems
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Development I
  • Systems Architecture
  • Professionalism and Entrepreneurship
Year 2
  • Systems Development
  • Systems Security
  • Software Development II
  • Networks and Communications
  • Dynamic Web Authoring
  • Artificial Intelligence
Year 3
  • Web Applications Development
  • Computing Systems Project
  • Project and Process Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Cloud Native Development

Entry Requirements

GCSE Or Equivalent Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

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