Computing and IT (Software) (Q62-SOFT) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing and IT (Software) (Q62-SOFT)

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Course summary

In this specialist route through our BSc (Honours) Computing and IT (Q62), you’ll become a confident user and manager of information technologies as well as a developer of software solutions. You’ll gain both a technical and business perspective of the advantages, problems and risks of developing and using software technologies. Key features of the course

  • Focuses on software development and software engineering in modern day environments
  • Offers hands on experience of web, mobile and cloud technologies
  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study three 30-credit computing and IT modules and a 30-credit mathematics module. In Stage 2, you’ll study four 30-credit modules. In Stage 3, you’ll study two 30-credit modules, choose a 30-credit option module and complete a 30-credit project module.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Computer Society
  • Engineering Council

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Computing and IT (Software) (Q62-SOFT) at Open University - UCAS