Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Computing

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Course summary

With our BSc (Hons) Applied Computing degree, you’ll gain an insight into IT and computing industry practices. Alongside developing your technical knowledge and skills, you will also gain an understanding of how these skills are applied in an organisational context by learning about systems analysis, project management, software development, the management of data and the administration of information systems. You’ll start by studying the core technical subjects, developing your team working and communication skills as you go. As you progress into your final year, you’ll conduct a large-scale project. In addition to the computing skills you will develop, you will also gain key employability skills such as team working, report writing, communication and negotiation skills. Features and benefits

  • The four-year placement route gives you the opportunity to spend your third year on industrial placement boosting your employment prospects on graduation. This may be subject to national lockdown restrictions.
  • You will experience what it's like to work as part of a professional team finding solutions to complex problems via group projects. You can also get involved with extracurricular work to further apply your skills, such as hackathons, gaming events and the Students’ Union Computing Society.
  • Our excellent facilities include teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs with specialist, industry-standard software running on either Windows or Linux.
  • Our dedicated drop-in lab provides an informal social working space with regular support sessions from our programme support tutors.
  • We have a rolling plan of replacement for both hardware and software to ensure the department keeps up with developments in the world of computing and technology.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
AC11
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grade C/4 or above in Mathematics or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics.


Unistats information

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73%
Student satisfaction
69%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/bsc-applied-computing/september-2022/#fees
Applied Computing at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS