B.Sc(Hons) in Computing

B.Sc(Hons) in Computing

Level 6 Top-Up

Want to top up your Level 5 Diploma, HND or L5DC, to a BSc (Hons) degree? Our Computing L6 degree is tailored to skills and career goals and supports associate membership of the BCS.

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Course Summary

On this one-year top-up degree, you will build on your previous studies. You will have to learn five modules, and a dissertation; total of 120 credits. You will be required to complete a dissertation related to the main theme of your studies, in an area that interests you. This can take the form of a practical or theoretical research with the support of a supervisor with relevant expertise.

The program will be delivered in the weekends so that you can join while working. You will have your own personal tutor supports you throughout your studies.

If you are not working yet you may seek for advise for your career goals, career support specialist will work with you to help shape your plans. Graduates move into a range of competitive industry areas and you will graduate with eligibility to become an associate member of the BCS.

You will learn in highly facilitated classrooms, research labs, purpose-built student creation area, library, e-library, Cisco networking lab, and cyber security lab. You will be able to immerse yourself in learning process to becoming qualified IT professionals.

Entry requirement

  • HND in Computing or L5DC
  • plus IELTS 6.0; any individual not less than 5.5

Subjects

  • 5 subjects + 1 dissertation

Credits

  • 120 credits

Duration

  • 1 year

Delivery

  • Weekend, Sat & Sun only
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Course Module

To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
ModuleCATs
CT6033: Cyber Security Management15
CT6038: Dissertation Research Methods15
CT6013: Advanced Database Systems30
CT6028: Advanced Concepts in Agile Methods15
CT6036: Managing Information Systems Change15
CT6039: Dissertation30

CT6033: Cyber Security Management- 15 credits

This module aims to critically evaluate and synthesise cyber security management. This is a multi-faceted subject addressing the socio-technical elements of cyber security. Students will learn the strategic components of cyber security; governance, aligning cyber security strategy with business requirements, goals and objectives. Protecting organisations, threat identification, risk assessment and management, security context, breach management, cyber security roadmaps and frameworks. The module will allow student to understand how to design a cyber intelligence framework for organisations.

  • Scheduled Contact Hours: 50
  • Independent Learning Hours: 126
  • 100% Assignment: Individual: 3000 words or equivalent

CT6038: Dissertation Research Methods- 15 credits

This module aims to give students an in depth study in the practical and theoretical skills required to read, understand, and undertake academic research in the computing-related disciplines. This includes planning and preparing a detailed proposal for a project suitable for an Undergraduate dissertation. Both qualitative and quantitative methods and studied and practical data collection and analysis is also included. Research paradigms and research ethics for research with or without human participants are outlined and explored.

  • Scheduled Contact Hours: 50
  • Independent Learning Hours: 126
  • 100% Assignment: Individual: 3000 words or equivalent

CT6013: Advanced Database Systems- 30 credits

The module explores advanced database systems, their management and their corporate role. At the heart of information systems lie database management systems, transactional database systems, data warehouses, e-commerce databases and databases for storing complex data. This module looks at the technologies, data models and policies that such systems require.

  • Scheduled Contact Hours: 50
  • Independent Learning Hours: 228
  • Assignment 1:40% Assignment: Individual: 2400 words or equivalent
  • Assignment 2:40% Assignment: Individual: 3600 words or equivalent

CT6028: Advanced Concepts in Agile Methods- 15 credits

This module broadens students; critical perspectives of the strategic aspects of using Agile Methods to support organisational agility, and focuses in particular on the integration of key Agile concepts into and throughout the organisation to promote business transformation and growth.

  • Scheduled Contact Hours: 50
  • Independent Learning Hours: 126
  • 100% Assignment: Individual: 3000 words or equivalent

CT6036: Managing Information Systems Change- 15 credits

This module broadens students’ critical perspectives on strategic aspects of managing information systems driven change, and focuses in particular on the successful integration of information systems into the organisation through management of the change process.

  • Scheduled Contact Hours: 50
  • Independent Learning Hours: 126
  • 100% Assignment: Individual: 2000 words or equivalent

CT6039: Dissertation- 30 credits

  • 100% Dissertation/ Major Project: 8000 words or equivalent and poster presentation

About University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester.
The university is the recent successor of a large number of merged, name-changed and reformed institutions of further and higher education. Its history spans nearly two centuries.

The university provides almost 100 undergraduate courses and around 57 taught post-graduate courses. This Computing L6 degree is tailored to skills and career goals and supports associate membership of the BCS.

B.Sc(Hons) in Computing

  • Study Mode

Level 6 Top-Up

  • Length

1 year

  • Campus

iNet College

  • School Hours

9 AM - 5 PM

  • School Days

Sat - Sun

  • Awarding Institute

University of Gloucestershire

  • RQF Level

Level 6

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