UCEN Manchester

Computing (Top-Up) UCEN Manchester Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University

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TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester (The Manchester College) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme gives you a comprehensive understanding of Business Intelligence, Negotiated Research and Systems Integration. The BSc Computing aims to develop technical skills, independent learning skills and the ability to demonstrate systematic knowledge and understanding. This course provides a thorough and broad education in computing for industry.

Assessment tasks are linked to the learning outcomes of each module and are completed before the end of the module.

Course details

Modules

Business Intelligence
This unit introduces students to a range of tools, techniques and technologies for acquiring data and processing this into meaningful information that can be used to support business functions and processes. The unit will examine the concept of business processing in terms of data capture, conversion and information output.

Systems Integration
This unit introduces students to enterprise business requirements, and the need and purpose of systems integration to support organisational goals. Students are expected together and review business objectives with the aim of developing a systems specification document.

Negotiated Research
This unit will enable students to further develop general and discipline specific knowledge and skills through extended research activity. After consultation and agreement with the tutors, the students will be required to undertake a Literature Review in the area of their choosing within the context of the programme studied; formulate a research proposal with research question/s and carry out the research as proposed.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used and could be in the form of the following:
• Proposal presentation
• Literature review
• Dissertation
• Poster presentation
• Written reports
• Hands on skills assessment

50% seminar/lecture 50% self-directed learning


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 I400
Institution code M10
Campus name Openshaw Campus
Campus code 7

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

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma with a computing specialism

We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All the books required for the course are available from the library. However, you may choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop which is highly recommended. Estimated costs for a laptop are £300. Materials are provided online and assignments are submitted electronically. However, you might also wish to print other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page.

Provider information

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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
Openshaw
Manchester
M11 2WH


Course contact details

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Course Enquiry Team

UCEN Manchester Admissions Department

International Admissions Office

+44 (0)1616741600