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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing & IT and Design (Q67-CITD)

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Course summary

This is one of several subject combinations available in our BSc (Honours) Computing and a second subject (Q67). Computing & IT studied with design can open career opportunities in a wide range of sectors. Develop creative design thinking to address computer-based technology problems, preparing you to contribute to the design of the digital applications of the future. We’ll introduce user-centred design, sustainable design, and the design process, complementing the computing & IT skills and knowledge you’ll develop. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • Combine complementary subjects – design and computing & IT.
  • Choose from four focus options within the computing & IT strand.
  • Build a portfolio of design work to show your ideas and skills.
  • Use online design studios as part of your practical design work.


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study two 30-credit computing & IT modules and one 60-credit design module. In Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit modules from a choice of computing & IT focus areas and one 60-credit design module. In Stage 3, you’ll choose one 30-credit computing & IT module, study two 30-credit design modules and complete a 30-credit computing & IT project module.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Computer Society

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.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £20772 Whole course
International £20772 Whole course
England £20772 Whole course
Channel Islands £20772 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6624 Whole course
Scotland £6768 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £19944 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Computing & IT and Design (Q67-CITD) at Open University - UCAS