BSc (Hons) Computing

The BSc (Hons) Computing programme focuses on the technical aspects of computing, placing a strong emphasis on programming skills. This will help you to attain the vital technical knowledge required to pursue a range of IT careers, as well as the transferable employability skills needed to secure your first role.

Course details

This hands-on degree programme will encourage you to develop an extensive knowledge of computer programming, while you also gain an industry Cisco certificate. 

  • Mode of study: Full-time Blended learning: Daytime (1 day online, 1 day on campus) or Evening and Weekend
  • Intake: October, February and June
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Locations: London campus

Solent University in partnership with QA

Course overview

The UK’s IT industry is worth £58 billion annually. With projections suggesting the UK has the potential to create a further three million new technology jobs by 2025 (, the demand for well-qualified information technology graduates is set to remain strong.

With a strong focus on programming (using Java and Python), the course includes a variety of software development, database, web development and networking units. You will also look at web APIs, JSON, HTML5 and big data analytics.


Entry requirements

72-96 UCAS points A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at MMM or BTEC Diploma at DD or equivalent If you do meet these entry requirements, we offer a BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year that offers a more supported route into undergraduate studies. If you don’t hold UK qualifications, please see the Country Specific Entry Requirements to find out more about the qualifications we accept. To learn more about the international equivalencies we accept, please see the Country Specific Entry Requirements.


This course provides the academic skills and professional qualifications you’ll need to pursue a career in a wide range of areas. Graduates of this course possess a broad array of skills and specialisms, making them well suited for a diverse range of computing roles, from software development or IT support to web development and networking.

Programming languagesSaaSManagement and leadership
Network security Web developmentProject management
UX design Data analysis and researchCommunication

Examples of employment obtained by recent graduates include working for Ordix AG, Bottomline Technologies, FDM Group, Dev Net Mobile AG and Accenture. 

Suitable roles for graduates include:

Software DevelopmentProject Management
Web DesignDatabase Management
IT SupportNetwork Management 


All units are core and are worth 20 credits unless specified.

  • UX – User Experience
  • Introduction to Networks and Security
  • Problem Solving Through Programming
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Data Analysis Tools and Application
  • Web Technologies
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Object Oriented Development
  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Research Methods Project
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Web Application Development
  • Contemporary Web Applications
  • UX Strategies
  • Data Science
  • Industrial Consulting Project
  • Dissertation Project (40 credits)