Computing and Internet Technologies University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College


Awarded by: The Open University

We are living in one of the most documented, recorded, analysed and inter-connected periods in our history with many aspects of our daily lives now being assisted by increasingly complex computerised technology. From smartphones and smart TVs to corporate servers and big data systems, our economy places great importance on serious computing and programming skills to shape the future of society. Develop skills in computing and internet technologies and you’ll be employable the world over. This industry sector continues to grow and this degree has been carefully designed to equip you with the vital skills employers require for their workforce. Included in our provision is a commitment to developing your professional skills, in order to enhance your employability upon graduation.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Taunton Campus

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


IIncluded in our provision is a commitment to developing your professional skills, in order to enhance your employability upon graduation.

In your first year you will cover:
•Web Design and Development
•Information Systems Fundamentals
•Numerical Concepts
•Programming Fundamentals
•Computer Technology
•Network Technologies

The second year covers:
•Advanced Website Development
•Information Systems Development
•Introduction to Mobile Programming
•Professional Project
•Internet Technologies and Security
•Scripting Technologies and Web Programming

The third year covers the following:
•Relational Databases
•Mobile Application Development
•Final Major Computing Project
•Advanced Programming
•Collaborative Working and Entrepreneurial skills - optional module
•Mobile Network and Security Management - optional module

Assessment method

Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and other expert tuition in labs and classrooms. Assessment is through a mix of assignments, examinations, reports and presentations. As part of the course, you will be required to undertaken projects both in groups and individually.

A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by course teaching team as you complete them. The focus of the degree is the final year major project and dissertation, showcasing your high level computer skills

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 3D9Y
Institution code B70
Campus name Taunton Campus
Campus code T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points
A level 80 UCAS Points (minimum 32 at A2 level)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma 80 UCAS points

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,800 Year 1
England £7,800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,800 Year 1
Scotland £7,800 Year 1
Wales £7,800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.