East Sussex College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Brighton

Computing and Systems Development (Top-up)

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

TEF Bronze

East Sussex College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

Our Computing and Systems Development top-up course has specifically been designed to help you achieve a full BSc (Hons) degree in this specialism. You will build on the knowledge and skills you have attained from previous study and expand your learning of networks, e-commerce and mobile technologies with imaginative and interesting lectures. You will explore fundamental programming concepts, paradigms and programming languages, while thinking logically and imaginatively to develop creative solutions to problems. You can study this top-up course full-time for one year, or part-time for two years, but either option will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and applications of computing and systems development preparing you for a career in the design and implementation of web and mobile based systems.

Course details


During your top-up degree you will be able to get creative with mobile application design, you will explore emerging computer technologies, and develop a sound understanding of web and network management. You will also understand and analyse advanced databases, and demonstrate your newly found skills in an end of year project. Core modules o Mobile Application Design o Emerging Computing Technologies o Web and Network Management o Advanced Databases o Individual Project

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI110
Institution code S83
Campus nameHastings (Ore Valley)
Campus codeO

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International students will need IELTS 6.5 overall with a 6 in writing. For visa information visit http://www.escg.ac.uk/study/international/visas/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
HND (BTEC) P - D HND in Computing.

In some circumstances we can accept 240 CAT points from the first two years of a Degree or from a Foundation Degree in a relevant subject. Please contact us for further information.

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5International students require a 6.5 overall with a 6 in writing.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
International £9000 Year 1
EU £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our full-time tuition fees for UK and EU students starting in 2020 is £7,500 per year for an undergraduate degree. Our full-time tuition fees for International students starting in 2020 is £9,000 per year for an undergraduate degree. Studying with us will give you excellent value for money. Our lower fees, compared to many other universities, help you to save money, while getting the very best from our expert tutors.
Computing and Systems Development (Top-up) at East Sussex College - UCAS