Information Technology (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

A year-long course, our Information Technology (Top-up) BSc (Hons) is designed for those who have completed at least two years of university or higher education in a related subject. Equipping you with the knowledge and skills required for information systems to help organisations specify, design and implement information systems, you will work with sophisticated software. You will be supported by our team to develop your creativity and imagination, with our aim being to help you pursue a career within IT. Previous graduates have gone on to work in a host of renowned organisations – and you could boost your prospects on this course, too. Why study Information Technology (Top-up) BSc (Hons) at Huddersfield? We maintain links with local employers and you will have the support of our University careers service. You will be encouraged to be an independent learner, too, developing the transferable higher level skills which are in demand from employers. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, too, offering lots of things to do and see. With plenty of restaurants, cafes and a large indoor shopping centre, you’ll have no trouble passing your time between lectures. Top 3 Reasons to Why study Information Technology (Top-up) BSc (Hons) at Huddersfield 1. Boosted Career Prospects – 89.7% of our undergraduates from the School of Computing and Engineering were in work or further study 15 months after graduation†. Previous graduates from courses in this subject area have gone on to work in organisations including BBC, West Yorkshire Police, Hermes, Microsoft, BT and Amazon UK††. 2. Links with Local Employers – We also have links with several local employers to help you gain a relevant role within the industry. 3. Advice and Guidance – Departmental technicians – based in our labs with different specialisms and knowledge – are on hand to advise and guide you throughout your studies. †HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19 ††Source LinkedIn


Course modules and include: • Systems Strategy • Information Architecture • Individual Project. You can also choose from several option modules, thereby tailoring the subject to your individual interests within Information Technology.

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and studio session, with an average of 16%* of the study time on this course being spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions etc. The course emphasis is on the development of sound practical skills, alongside an understanding of theory. Assessment is varied and includes coursework, log books, presentations and demonstrations, as well as formal examinations. There are opportunities for group working, in addition to individual assessments.

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

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following: * An HND/FdSc qualification in Computing. * A Dip HE in a related subject area. * A non-honours degree in a related subject area.

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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.

Student Outcomes

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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 £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

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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Information Technology (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS