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Computing and Information Systems (Distance Learning) (Top-up) BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you've already started your career and want to top up your HND or Foundation degree (FdA) to a full Bachelor's degree, this BSc Computing and Information Systems top-up degree course is the right course for you.Computers and internet systems play an increasingly large role in our day-to-day lives – from the streaming services we watch our favourite shows on, to national patient databases used to record and prescribe patient care. This has created a surge in demand for professionals to create and maintain these essential devices and networks.Study anywhere that suits you, over two years, while building your career in computing, information systems, ecommerce or web services. Develop skills to enhance your performance in your current role, or be ready to take on a senior role in system design, analysis, software engineering or online course development.**Course highlights**- Develop your expertise in advanced database concepts, management of information systems and e-commerce, project management and web management and development- Design and develop your own piece of software, hardware or network system as part of your final year project**Careers and opportunities**You could use this top up course to pursue a more senior role with your current employer. Or you could apply what you learn to a new role in any industry that needs experts in computing and information systems.Experienced information systems managers can earn an average salary upwards of £40,000, as can experienced systems analysts. If you prefer software engineering, you could earn an average salary from £25,000 to £50,000.Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level in areas such as health informatics, forensic IT and networking, or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.Previous students have gone on to work in areas such as:- IT management- network design- software engineering- computer programming- web developmentWhat jobs can you do with a computing and information systems degree?Roles they've taken on include:- business continuity analyst- software engineer- web developer- systems analyst- computer programmer- online course developerOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level in areas such as health informatics, forensic IT and networking, or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

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£ 3,080per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) :

An appropriate HND, Foundation degree, relevant Advanced Diploma or successful completion of 2 years of degree study in an appropriate subject.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Over 5,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 24 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 151
    107 68%

    17th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    11th

    4

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