Chichester College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
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.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Chichester Campus|
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
|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
|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
|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.