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.
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)
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
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/
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).
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Fees and funding
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