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Course summary

Why study this course? This is a fast-track route to a degree if you already hold a Higher National Diploma (HND) or have completed a foundation year in computing or a similar subject. Built-in opportunities for work placements give you a career edge even before you graduate and the course is taught by staff with industry links who ensure the content remains up-to-date every year. More about this course This course will help you develop your foundation year or Higher National Diploma into a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Computer Systems. Lectures and seminars are complemented by hands-on work experience provided by our in-house agency. You’ll have the opportunity to study in our state-of-the-art computer labs, including some of the most advanced Cisco labs in London. Here you’ll develop your knowledge of everything from e-commerce to database management and learn both the practical skills required for a career in computing and the ethical, social, legal and professional issues related to the industry. You’ll explore topics relevant in your field today, such as cloud security, advanced Structured Query Language (SQL), content management systems and how to identify, analyse and thwart hacking attempts. Our teaching staff have strong connections with the industry and review the course content every year to ensure you’re kept up-to-date with the latest information and practices.

Modules

Example Year 3 modules include: Advanced Database Systems Development (core, 30 credits) Ecommerce & Ebusiness (core, 30 credits) Management Support Systems (core, 15 credits) Project (core, 30 credits) Ethical Hacking (option, 15 credits) Work Related Learning II (option, 15 credits)

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through individual and group project work, essays and written reports, and examinations. Your individual computing project will be assessed through practical project work and a final dissertation. You'll receive regular supportive feedback throughout the course.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will need 240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND) or a foundation degree (FdSc) in Computing, IT or Business Information Technology. English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).


Unistats information

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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
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1
Channel Islands £17600 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Business Computer Systems (top-up) at London Metropolitan University - UCAS