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BSc (Hons) Computing Science (Top-Up) (Validated by The Open University)

Level 6
Full-Time/Part-Time
22/23
OUComputingHons
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Overview

This course aims to produce high quality graduates who have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many computing disciplines. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent staff for the computing industry.

Please see link to OU Regulations for validated awards of the Open University here

Download the full programme specification here

This course aims to produce high quality graduates who wish to top up from a Foundation Degree or HND to a full BSc Honours Degree in Computing Science in one year.

  • Full Time: 1 Year - 2 Semesters
  • Part Time: 2 Years - 2 Semesters Per Year

  • Unit : Research Methods and Design
  • Unit : Device Programming
  • Unit : Emerging Technologies
  • Unit : Digital Business Technology
  • Unit : Dissertation

For admission to this course the following qualifications are accepted:

  • Two A'levels (grades A-E) and three passes at GCSE (Grades A-C/4-9)
  • BTEC National Qualifications awarded by Pearson
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Diploma
  • Relevant Level 3 National Vocational Qualifications with Substantive Experiential Learning
  • European, International or Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Higher or Advances Highers of the Scottish Qualification AuthorityIrish Leaving Certificate with a combination of Ordinary and Higher levels
  • Successful completion of an access course or relevant foundation course
  • A relevant BTEC Higher National Certificate Awarded by Pearson.

Students who do not hold any formal level 3/4 qualifications but hold significant and relevant Industrial experience may gain admission through experiential learning and should request for the College Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedure. In addition, entry to the BSc Honours Computing Top-Up programme requires applicants to have successfully completed an Ulster University or Queen's Foundation Degree (or other relevant Level 5 qualification such as a Pearson's Higher National Certificate/ Diploma) in a Computing related discipline.

Candidates presenting with Foundation Degrees or Higher National Certificates or Diplomas from other awarding bodies will be considered under RPL procedures. Students must also hold GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 4 (grade C) or above. (Level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications are also accepted). Have reached the age of 18 years on admission.

Various assessment methods may be involved throughout the course consisting of; coursework assignments, coursework practicals, in-class tests and formal examinations.

The articulation route for successful graduates from the BSc (Hons) Computing (Top Up) allows for progression onto University Master Degree courses in computing related disciplines subject to individual course requirements. Employment opportunities may also exist on successful completion.

Teaching Delivery Statement
The teaching and learning strategy within this programme will comprise of a range of delivery methods such as face to face, online and blended. All methods used have the full agreement of students, external examiners and awarding body partners*The fees quoted are payable for each year.

5 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

dungannon

Full-Time

P6031DF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

16

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £4,630.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

dungannon

Part-Time

P6031DP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

8

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £930.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

enniskillen

Full-Time

P6031EF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

16

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £4,630.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

enniskillen

Part-Time

P6031EP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

8

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £930.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

omagh

Full-Time

P6031OF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

16

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £4,630.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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