Study a course that focusses on employability across a broad area of computer systems.
Computer networks form the backbone of the information world, from personal mobile devices to social media and large scale corporate data services.
With this growing trend there is a high demand for accomplished engineers who can design, develop and maintain networked hardware and software.
This course focuses on key aspects of networks, computer systems and application development which will extend to database systems and human-computer interaction.
You will gain academic knowledge in areas of computer systems with the possibility to broaden your skills through a year long work placement.
This course is accredited by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT.
Please visit our website for full course and module details.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Standard Qualification Requirements
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||CCC||GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths and English.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||
Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths and English.
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 6 credits
M: 39 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 39 Credits at Merit & 6 Distinction.
Maths and English required at Level 2 or equivalent.
National 5 C in Maths and English.
If you are eligible for an adjusted offer under our Contextual Admissions Policy, please see the ‘Minimum Qualification Requirements’ below.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||
Award of Diploma with 27 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4.
4 points in SL Maths and English.
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3||
Grades H2, H3, H3, H3 at Higher Level.
Grade O4 at Ordinary Level in Maths and English.
Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements
HNC - Pass in a related subject with B in the graded unit.
SQA Advanced Higher - BBC
A Level - BBB
Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements
HND - Pass in a related subject with Grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
National 5 grade C in Maths and English also required.
The grades listed above are our minimum entry requirements for applicants who meet our widening participation criteria. For further information about our entry requirements and our widening participation criteria as outlined within our Contextual Admissions Policy please visit our website.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|