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BSc (Hons) Computing

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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Program description

BSc (Hons) Computing

This hands-on degree program encourages students to develop an extensive knowledge of computer programming. Students have the opportunity to develop these skills by designing, building and implementing computer systems, culminating in a major final-year software development project.

We believe it is important that you enter the world of work with a range of skills that enable you to succeed, and actively focus on enhancing your employability throughout the degree. You will be supported to gain work experience throughout your degree, and recent students have worked with a wide range of companies including large organisations such as the NHS, General Dynamics, Qinetiq, Garmin, Rackspace, the Met Office, Ordnance Survey and Capita and many more local SMEs such as CleverTouch, Transactor Global Solutions, Zentive, Westermo and MWR Security..

Admission requirements

With an emphasis on programming skills, this technical course is well-suited to keen computer programs who wish to gain an industry-accredited honors degree that will provide them with the necessary grounding to pursue a career in network or database management, software development or IT support.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Problem Solving though Programming
  • Introduction to Networks and Security
  • UX
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Data Analysis, Tools and Application
  • Web Technologies

Year two

Core modules

  • Research Methods Project
  • Web Application Development
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Object Oriented Design and Development
  • Human Computer Interaction

Year three

Core modules

  • Dissertation Project
  • Data Science
  • Industrial Consulting Project

Options

  • DevOps
  • Contemporary Web Applications
  • Immersive Technologies
  • UX Strategies

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £13,800 per year
  • UK, EU and Channel Island placement year fee: £1,425
  • International placement year fee: £1,850

Continuing studies

After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.

Career opportunities

Solent’s Computing course will prepare you for a wide range of graduate level employment opportunities. Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Software developer
  • Web designer
  • Full stack developer
  • IT support
  • Network manager
  • Project manager
  • Database manager
  • Data analyst
  • DevOps
  • User experience (UX)

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Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...


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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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www.solent.ac.uk

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