UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University

Computing (Top-Up)

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Course summary

This programme gives you a comprehensive understanding of Business Intelligence, Negotiated Research and Systems Integration. The BSc Computing aims to develop technical skills, independent learning skills and the ability to demonstrate systematic knowledge and understanding. This course provides a thorough and broad education in computing for industry. Assessment tasks are linked to the learning outcomes of each module and are completed before the end of the module.


Examples of current modules- Business Intelligence This unit introduces students to a range of tools, techniques and technologies for acquiring data and processing this into meaningful information that can be used to support business functions and processes. The unit will examine the concept of business processing in terms of data capture, conversion and information output. Systems Integration This unit introduces students to enterprise business requirements, and the need and purpose of systems integration to support organisational goals. Students are expected together and review business objectives with the aim of developing a systems specification document. Negotiated Research This unit will enable students to further develop general and discipline specific knowledge and skills through extended research activity. After consultation and agreement with the tutors, the students will be required to undertake a Literature Review in the area of their choosing within the context of the programme studied; formulate a research proposal with research question/s and carry out the research as proposed.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used and could be in the form of the following: • Proposal presentation • Literature review • Dissertation • Poster presentation • Written reports • Hands on skills assessment 50% seminar/lecture 50% self-directed learning

How to apply

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City Campus Manchester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma with a computing specialism We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing (Top-Up) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS