University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing & Digital Technologies Top-up

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Top-Up course provides students with the skills and knowledge to enter a range of computing professions, which have seen increased demand for employees at graduate level, and will equip learners with the necessary skills and academic standing to enter postgraduate study. It also enhances employability of students by providing training with industry-standard software and access to specialised resources such as the Cyber Security and Networking Laboratory. Career Progression The BSc (Hons) Computing and Digital Technologies graduate, you will be equipped with a range of professional and technical skills that are all highly desirable to prospective employers

Course details


The modules studied may include: • Software Development and Quality Assurance • Smart Device Application Development • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning • Individual Professional Project

Assessment method

Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and offer expert tuition in labs and classrooms. Assessment is through a mix of assignments, practical work, reports and presentations. There are no formal examinations, only coursework. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually. A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team as you complete them. A main focus of the programme is the professional computing project, showcasing your high level computer skills in a practical project of your choice. This course is typically delivered on-site each week across the academic year.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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

Typically entrants will possess: • Foundation Degree • or an HND • or an equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline and 4 GCSEs to include English and Maths

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Fees and funding

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Computing & Digital Technologies Top-up at University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College - UCAS