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Course summary

For those with good knowledge of computing, The University of Huddersfield’s Applied Computing (Top-up) BSc (Hons) could help you build on your skills. A one-year top-up course, candidates will be expected to have completed at least two years of university or higher education study in a related subject. Hone your problem-solving techniques and build transferable skills which will benefit you in the future. You can also tailor your learning with an option module system. Our Applied Computing top-up course covers:

  • The development of database management systems
  • The application of artificial intelligence algorithms
  • The exploration of the different tech to support the use of informational technologies (IT) in the workplace.
Develop your knowledge to equip you with all the skills you need to progress in any of the following roles: software developer, database administrator, web developer, or project manager. Why study Applied Computing (Top-up) BSc (Hons) at Huddersfield? Grow as a professional in the world of Applied Computing and develop your research and abilities by working on a major assignment following the end of the project. Huddersfield is a great place to study, too. Diverse and friendly, it has a bustling town centre with plenty of places to eat or enjoy a coffee between lectures. Top 3 Reasons to Study Applied Computing (Top-up) BSc(Hons) at Huddersfield 1. Boosted Career Prospects – Did you know, an impressive 89.7% of our undergraduates from the School of Computing and Engineering were in work or further study 15 months after graduation?† Previous graduates have gone on to work for organisations including the BBC, West Yorkshire Police, Hermes, and Microsoft††. 2. A Tailored Course – Optional modules allow you to tailor this course to suit your unique interests. 3. Support – You will be supported by our team, every step of the way. Your future success is important to us, and we continue to be immensely proud of our Applied Computing graduates. †(HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19, UK Domiciled) ††LinkedIn


What subjects are you likely to study on Applied Computing at Huddersfield? Our Applied Computing (Top-up) BSc(Hons) comprises three core modules (Information Architecture, Modern Database Applications, and Individual Project). You have the option to make this top-up Computing course your own, too, by completing additional modules.

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, group work, workshops and practical sessions. You will develop sound practical skills and deepen your understanding of theory with assessment methods including: Coursework / Log books / Presentations and demonstrations/ Formal examinations.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A Foundation Degree or HND at Merit, or equivalent in Computing that must include substantial programming in an object oriented programming language, such as Java or C++.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

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Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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