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.
Solent University in partnership with QA
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 (techuk.org), 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.
48 UCAS points. A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at PPP or BTEC Diploma at MP or equivalent. GCSE English at grade 4 or above (previously grade C).
We will consider mature students who haven’t recently undertaken a formalised course of study at A-level or equivalent, but who can demonstrate relevant workplace or voluntary experience, indicating their ability to complete the course successfully.
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 languages||SaaS||Management and leadership|
|Network security||Web development||Project management|
|UX design||Data analysis and research||Communication|
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 Development||Project Management|
|Web Design||Database Management|
|IT Support||Network Management|
All units are core and are worth 20 credits unless specified.