Computing (Level 6) (BSc Hons)

Clearing 2019 is now open

Clearing 2019 is now open

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Level 6 Top-Up


1 Year (Level 6 Top-Up)


Park, Cheltenham

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Computing (Level 6) (BSc Hons)

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If you want to check your qualifications are suitable, call us on 03330 432414.

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On this one-year top-up degree, you will build on your previous studies. Flexible module choices enable you to choose the subjects to study based on your existing academic subject experience. Students specialise in a range of areas such as forensic computing, cyber security, human and computer interaction, quality assurance, database systems, networking, web design, 3D effects, gaming, programming and animation. 

You will be required to complete an individual research project related to the main theme of your studies, in an area that interests you. This can take the form of a practical or theoretical project with the support of a lecturer with relevant expertise.

You will have your own personal tutor supports you throughout your studies. If you’re not sure what your career goals are, they 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'll learn in our new purpose-built School of Computing and Technology. With dedicated research labs, purpose-built break-out areas, games consoles, 4k screens in social areas, industry-standard cyber security labs, plus the latest computing technology and software, you will be able to immerse yourself in your subject, both inside and outside your learning.

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Study style

The course is 100% coursework and is made up of lectures and practical sessions

Course modules

Take a look at the course map for a breakdown of modules that you'll study to complete the course.

Entry requirements

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We may be able to offer you a place on this course, even if you don't meet the entry requirements specified in the box below. Call us on 03330 432414 to find out more and discuss your options.

Tariff information for 2019 entry

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

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Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.

International Students: Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country.

Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. Please email our admissions team for further information.


See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.

UCAS codes

UCAS codes available for this subject
BSc (Hons) - 1 year level 6 top-up22D8


Careers are dependent on the theme you choose for your degree. You will be supported to graduate proficient in your specialism, ready to progress into a technical or management career.

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Tailor your degree to your skills and career goals

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

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Benefit from strong industry links

We have strong links with a diverse range of industry names including CGI, Microsoft, British Computer Society (BCS) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Through links like these, you will learn from successful industry professionals in lectures.

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Learn in new, high-tech computing facilities

You will learn in the new home of our School of Computing and Technology. This includes an ultra-modern learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies including research labs and break-out areas in social areas.

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