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University of Gloucestershire

Computing (Level 6) BSc (Hons)

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Park, Cheltenham

What is Computing (Level 6) BSc (Hons)?

Our Computing (Level 6) BSc (Hons) course enables you to build upon your current experience in the field of computing – whether you’ve achieved qualifications in computing, or have practical experience, our 1-year top-up allows you to further develop your skills and gain a full degree.

Our Technical Computing subject community scored 97% satisfaction for Learning Opportunities in the National Student Survey 2023.

Dive deeper into the world of computing and study a range of flexible modules that can be tailored to suit your goals and ambitions. You’ll be able to specialise in a range of areas such as forensic computing, cyber security, computer science, IoT development, distributed databases, networks and secure coding.

You’ll learn how to work independently and as a part of a team in complex, business-oriented environments that you’ll experience in the real world. Combine your current skills with industry frameworks, methodologies, tools and techniques that will prepare you to graduate career-ready into the world of computing.

You’ll be required to complete an individual research project related to the main theme of your studies, in an area that interests you. This allows you to develop your own research interests applicable to your future career in computing.

You’ll have your own Personal Tutor to support you throughout your studies. And if you’re not sure what your career goals are, they’ll work with you to help shape your plans and meet your ambitions.

This computing course is 100% coursework and made up of lectures and practical sessions.

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Entry requirements

    • Applicants should possess an HND, Diploma of Higher Education or Foundation degree.

    • We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants, although some entry requirements may still apply for Professionally Accredited Courses. We accept Access to Higher Education Diplomas and make offers on an individual basis.

    • English Language or Literature and Maths Grade 4/C in GCSE (or equivalent) are normally required.

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Sep 2024 Park, Cheltenham 22D8 £9,250 £16,600
Sep 2025 Park, Cheltenham 22D8 TBC TBC

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UoG Career promise

At UoG we create a climate for bravery and growth. We instil confidence in all our students, so you can graduate career-ready and meet your ambitions.

96% of our graduates are in work or further study*, but if you’re not in a job 6 months after graduating we’ll guarantee you 6 months of free support, followed by the offer of a paid internship to kickstart your career – plus we’ll commit to lifetime career coaching. Eligibility conditions apply**

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You’ll learn from research-active lecturers, with links and connections to research active sources as well as industry links including CGI, Microsoft, British Computer Society (BCS) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

You’ll graduate proficient in your specialism, ready to progress into a technical or management career in computing and gain eligibility to become an associate member of the BCS.

Tailor your degree to your career goals and ambitions

Through flexible module choices, you can choose a range of topics to specialise in – from forensic computing, cyber security and human and computer interaction to quality assurance, database systems, networking, web design, 3D effects, gaming, programming and animation.

Study computing in the UK’s cyber hub

You’ll study at UoG’s Park Campus in Cheltenham – home of GCHQ and the largest concentration of cyber technology businesses in the country.

There really is no better place to start an exciting career at the cutting edge of digital technology.

State-of-the-art computing facilities

UoG has secured £5.8 million funding to enhance our computing and cyber facilities by March 2025.

These will include a new cyber control centre and VR facility, a new digital lounge, as well as enhanced teaching and learning facilities.

The new state-of-the-art facility will enable you to simulate real-life experiences and graduate with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your career. 

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