Chichester College

Computing (BSc Hons Top-up) Chichester College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Solent University, Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

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This computing degree is in partnership with Solent University. It will be delivered by Chichester College and awarded by Solent University. It provides the diverse skills and knowledge you’ll need for a career in a wide range of computing roles. The course includes units on Data Science, Human Computer Interaction, Network Management, Engineering Mobile Applications and a Project. A range of assessment methods will help you build practical experience in developing mobile applications, databases and managing networks, culminating in a final project. The top-up degree is a perfect complement to the HND programme of study. With only one academic year of study you can achieve a BSc (Hons) Computing that is highly desirable to any employer in the computing industry. You will study under the guidance of experienced lecturers who provide technical tuition alongside vital industry context.
The course is taught with a small group size to maximise individual tuition. There will be a combination of lectures, seminars and practical workshops, with the added expectation of self-directed study. Students will be expected to work as part of a team and autonomously in order to complete scheduled work.
This course provides the advanced skills and technical knowledge that could allow for career progression into roles such as business analyst, database manager, software developer, web developer and network management/technical support.

Course details


You will be expected to study and complete 5 modules; 3 in semester one and 2 in semester 2. These comprise: Network Management, Engineering Mobile Applications, Data Science, Human Computer Interaction and a final Project. This project is a core unit offered in the second semester and is a double unit worth 40 CATS. This unit is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to conduct a self-managed project of significant scale and complexity. The project should reflect theory and practice drawn from the named award being undertaken by the student and be related to real world applications.

Assessment method

Assessments will be scheduled and published at the beginning of each unit and will comprise a mixture of presentations, group work, work-based learning, practical assessment and written assignments in the form of reports. There may be other forms of assessment as well. The reports will have specific word counts and will have different grade weightings depending on the module and number of assessments.

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 code I100
Institution code C57
Campus name Chichester Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

You would typically have a Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree in Business with 240 credits. We recognise that learning can be achieved in many ways and it may be possible to enter the programme with evidence of relevant prior learning at level 5/6.

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 No factor below 5.5. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Whole course
EU £9,250 * Whole course
England £9,250 * Whole course
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Whole course
Scotland £9,250 * Whole course
Wales £9,250 * Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This fee is exclusively for those studying the Bachelor of Science and Arts Level 6

Provider information

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Chichester College
Westgate Fields
PO19 1SB

Course contact details

Higher Education Admissions

01243 786321

Fax: 01243 539481