BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems) - Top Up

This programme is distinctive in that it addresses an emerging gap between the design and implementation of information systems and the management, support and integration of such systems into business activity. This programme aims to teach you to critically analyse business situations, identify information requirements and information use.

By the end of the degree you will be expected to have developed a realistic perspective on issues in business and management, and understand the capabilities of computing as a resource and will be able to translate business needs into computing applications.

We will support you to become confident and enterprising while developing key employability skills including teamwork, communication and time management, all essential for the workplace.

Qualification Title BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems)
Awarding Body: The University of Lincoln, UK
Modules This is a top up programme to the final year of a degree with only final year modules.
  • Typical modules on offer include:
  • Data Driven Technologies 1
  • Organisational Data Management
  • Social & Current Issues in Computing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Data Driven Technologies 2
  • Distributed Computing
  • Principles of Management
  • Project
Delivery Method: Online – Synchronous Delivery
Start Dates: September, January
Entry Criteria:

Applicants with Level 5 qualifications (for example Higher National Diploma, ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing) from approved awarding bodies will be considered for transfer to the final stage of the BSc programme and earn their degree in one year.Applicants who have successfully completed 2 years of study at a University can be considered for direct entry with advanced standing. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this programme.

Decisions for admissions will be based on overall suitability for the programme and whether the minimum entry requirements of holding GCSE English and Maths at Grades C and above (or equivalent) are met. Individuals who are based outside of the UK may need to demonstrate English at IELTS LEVEL 6.0
Modes of Study Full Time
Assessment: Modules within the programme are assessed by a combination of exam and assignment
Overall Grading Type: First class, Upper Second class, Lower Second class, Third class
Fees For details on current fees please contact the College. Flexible payment methods are available.

Information Systems is used in almost all organisations across a range of sectors. Graduates can enter any field including areas not directly linked to their programme and will be ideally placed to follow a career as a hybrid manager of computer related information systems; able to communicate in business language to business people and technological language to technologists.

Typical positions could include: Application Analysts, Data Analysts, IT Consultants, Systems Developer, amongst others.

Alongside your specialised knowledge you will develop and enhance a range of transferable skills and attributes which are in great demand by employers, these include your intellectual and imaginative powers, your ability to be critical, and your independence and self-awareness, effective communication, team working, leadership, problem solving and creative thinking.

This course is also an excellent foundation for postgraduate study.