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BSC (HONS) COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (LEVEL 4 & 5+ TOP-UP DEGREE)

BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology (Level 4 & 5+ Top-up Degree)
Course Code LSBE/UND/CIT/TOP-UP/UoD
Duration 36 months
Level Undergraduate Level
Pedagogy Blended | Online
The course is designed specifically for students who wanted to make a career in computing and IT. The main purpose of this course is to provide insight into the latest IT tools and techniques. This is a course designed for pathway routes for students who have completed Level 4 and Level 5 diploma qualifications. The course also permits to get admission in the final year and obtain an undergraduate top-up degree BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology from a UK university. The course provides a wide range of career options to work in software development, app designing, developing security policies and cyber securities. The course includes the study of case studies, theoretical knowledge, and practical projects, and labs. It brings the research skills which are a must for developing any IT tool or technique. The course also provides insight into professional ethics and computing technologies that impacts society. This learning will help students to acquire the skill of understanding the job responsibilities as an IT professional.

The qualification has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. The first two stages included an Undergraduate Level 4/5 Diploma in Information Technology is a 240 credit course designed to progress to the third stage final year of an Undergraduate BA (Hons) in Computing and Information Technology, which can be completed via online learning. The course is made up of 6 Level 4 compulsory modules (120 credits) and 6 Level 5 compulsory modules (120 credits). If students decide to only study at level 4, they will only receive 120 credits and can get an exemption from year 1 of a UK undergraduate degree.
Course Code: LSBE/UND/DIT-04 
Credit Hours: 120 
Awarded by: QUALIFI
Duration: 06-12 Months 
Tuition Fees (Online): £1500 
Tuition Fee (Blended Leaning): £2000 
Instalment Option Available: Yes 
Mode of Study: Online/ Blended Learning
Assessment Method: Research Based Assignments

Core Units

  • Information Technology and IT Ethics
  • Mathematics and Statistics for IT
  • PC Maintenance and Operating Systems
  • Computer Graphics Editing and Database Concepts

Optional Units:Choose any Three

  • Logical IT Networking
  • Physical IT Networking
  • Web Programming
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Programming Concepts and Java for Android Programming
Course Code: LSBE/UND/DIT-05 
Credit Hours: 120 
Awarded by: QUALIFI
Duration: 06-12 Months 
Tuition Fees (Online): £1500 
Tuition Fee (Blended Leaning): £2000
Instalment Option Available: Yes 
Mode of Study: Online/ Blended Learning
Assessment Method: Research Based Assignments

Core Units

  • Network Security
  • Technopreneurship
  • C#.NET Programming
  • System Administration

Optional Units: Choose any Three

  • Web Design
  • Content Management Systems
  • Network Routing and Switching
  • Network Design and Administration
  • Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce
  • Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce
Course Code: LSBE/UND/CIT/TOP-UP
Credit Hours: 120  
Duration: 09-24 Months 
Tuition Fees (UK): £9,250
Tuition Fees (International): £13,250 - £17,000
Mode of Study: On Campus (Classroom-based Learning)
Assessment Method: Assignments / Exams / Presentations / Case Studies / Coursework / Lab Tests/ Group Work 

LIST OF UK UNIVERSITIES

  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of DERBY
  • Arden University
  • University of Roehampton
Computing and Information Technology skills are the foundation of numerous professional careers in many dynamic sectors such as business, finance, healthcare, technology, software development, mobile apps and the games industry. Computing plays an ever-more vital role in every aspect of our daily lives. Worldwide companies are always looking for graduates and professionals with a broad range of skills that encompass management and leadership, as well as technical ability. 

The BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology top-up degree programme can prepare you to work at the cutting edge of computing and its applications. The course can develop relevant knowledge to combat the shortage of highly skilled graduates in the computing industry, which means excellent employment prospects. 

On completion of the programme, graduates will be able to apply for the following job roles. 
  1. Software Tester 
  2. Analyst Programmer 
  3. Technology Associate 
  4. Application Developer 
  5. Computer Programmer 
  6. Web Development Consultant 
  7. Technical Architecture Consultant
Entry Requirements Applicant must possess the following for entry into Level 4 or 5 Diploma in Information Technology; 

  1. The applicant must be 18 years or older at the start of the course. 
  2. Must have achieved a recognised UK or overseas qualification (equivalent) 
  3. Must have completed 12 years of education. If completed 10 years of education then at least demonstrate a Level 3 qualification with minimum 'C' or 'Pass' grades in Mathematics and English. 
  4. Provide relevant Local Board of Examination results from the home country, which must include at least 'C' Grade in English and 4 other subjects. 
  5. Mock Examination Result can also be accepted for initial Conditional Admission, pending the release of the Board of Examination Result. (This will be assessed on a case by case basis.) 
  6. Mature Learners (21 years or older) with work experience in management or supervisory roles.
    (This will also be assessed on a case by case basis.) 

Applicants will also be required to complete the following: 
  1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement 
  2. Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport 
  3. Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview 

English Language Requirements 
If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course. 

To complete the course, students should have access to: 
  1.  a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom 
  2.  a webcam and headphones 
  3.  internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)