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BSc (Hons) Computing (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    BSc - Bachelor of Science

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About this course

This course provides you with the opportunity to gain experience in the underpinning technical skills you need to start a challenging and dynamic career in computing. Our programme balances theory and practice in computing systems and software engineering, providing a strong foundation and the chance to specialise in various branches of the industry. Students focus on their areas of specialist interest by a choice of options and through an individual project in the final year, enabling you to move forward into a number of career paths such as Software Developer, System Development, Mobile Development, Networking and Security, Database Management, IT Support and Research. This degree has a broad scope and covers the main areas within the broad field of computing, including all crucial aspects of computer system and software development including analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance. You will also learn key industrial skills that are transferrable within technology-based careers. This hands on course will see you master the art of computer programming using core languages such as: Java, C# and C++. You will cover the full systems implementation cycle using industrial standard tools and techniques including Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and through advanced development methods. From analysis and design, through to database theory, networking, object-orientated programming, mobile computing and web-development, the BSc (Hons) Computing course offers a strong understanding of current computing applications, design and development. Students will develop a full range of system development skills including maintenance and quality assurance as well as acquiring a variety of transferable skills for industry.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by Buckinghamshire New University Please note this course is subject to approval

Progression & Careers
Graduates will find a variety of exciting and dynamic career paths open to them, being able to contribute to the analysis, design, creation and management of information systems and software. You will be qualified to work in software development, systems analysis, corporate or Government IT, database administration, web system development, system support, network engineering and research. The vibrant and growing area of Mobile and Cloud Computing will also be within your reach. We will support you on the route to your chosen career, helping you develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and a good leader. Throughout this course, we encourage students to gain sector experience while studying and actively look for clients for their project work, providing them with the chance to develop their skills in a work setting.

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UCAS Points :

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points


University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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