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BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Technology) - Top Up

Computer Science continuously changes the way we experience our world, in all areas of everyday life whether it be science, entertainment, education, gaming, communications, lifestyle. This is achieved through the development of new technology and applications.

This programme provides you with the opportunity to develop the experience, skills and knowledge to design and develop a variety of software and hardware computing solutions for real-world problems. The curriculum is informed by academic theory and provides a framework with which to analyse the potential and actual performance of contemporary networks and network systems.

We aim to prepare you for a career in a rapidly changing industry that is constantly evolving. It includes the latest developments in computer networking to offer a broad view of the networking industry. You will also have the chance to consider the legal, social, ethical and commercial issues that affect this industry.

You will be supported to become confident and enterprising while developing key employability skills including team work, communication and time management, all essential for the workplace.

Qualification Title BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Technology)
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.
  • Integrated Systems Technology 1
  • Data Protection.
  • Social & Current Issues in Computing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • IIntegrated Systems Technology 2
  • Distributed Computing
  • Database Programming
  • 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.

Graduates of this degree will be able to enter a variety of associated industries and professions needing IT personnel. The roles they can expect to fill include software developers, network analysts, web designers, IT consultants, database analysts or network administrators, within employment sectors that are diverse; manufacturing, commerce, entertainment or finance.

Alongside 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.