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School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Computing and Information Technology

BSc (Hons) Full-time 3 years, Part-time 6 years

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code I101
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award BSc (Hons)
  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time
  • Course Length Full-time (3 years), Part-time (6 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Why choose this course?

BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology degree provides graduates with an excellent foundation in the key areas of modern computing whilst also offering the facility to follow more specialised routes.  
 
First year topics include logic, problem solving, server management, data manipulation, web development and software design as well as some team based projects. Year two studies extend the experience of web development and introduce networking,  and databases as well as optional modules in smart systems, embedded technology, human-computer interaction and image processing. By the end of the year, students will have good working knowledge in the core principles of computing ready for an optional sandwich placement year.
 
In the final year students further their knowledge of networks and cutting edge database technologies, as well as studying mobile application development and option modules in a variety of subjects including the Internet of things and cloud computing. The final year project will offer the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained over the course to a practical problem.
 

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Graduates leave with an outstanding knowledge of the core elements of computing, a thorough understanding of current technological trends and the ability to integrate into the global computing community in a variety of roles. They will also have developed a range of transferable skills in such areas as problem solving, communication, project management, working individually and in teams as well as self management and the ability to gather, synthesise, evaluate and reflect on information from relevant sources.
 
As computers are used in every facet of our lives, computing graduates are faced with a variety of career opportunities, both nationally and internationally. Positions obtained by our graduates have included programmer, network executive, database administrator, technician, applications developer and systems analyst.
 

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

2020 Entry

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Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

International entry requirements and application guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply

English language requirements also apply

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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