School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Computing and Information Technology

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

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

What happens on the course?

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 2019-20
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £2975 per year# 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £3050 per year# 2020-21
International Full-time £12000 per year 2019-20
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21
International Part-time £6000 per year# 2019-20
International Part-time £6125 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

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

2019 Entry

  • A Level minimum of BB or CDD.
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMP, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DM
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
  • 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 here

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

Tuition Fees Loan: If you wish, you can take out a Government Student Loan which covers the full course fee. You pay it back once you’ve left university and your income is more than £25,725 (from April 2019). More information on repayments can be found at: repayments.
It’s available to eligible full-time higher education students and does not depend on family income.

The amount of the Tuition Fees Loan is paid directly to the University of Wolverhampton by the Student Loan Company.

Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding: If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay.The funding available to you depends on when you started your studies and if you have been to University previously.

For more information please contact the Gateway.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

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