The BSc (Hons) in Computing provides modules to build on students’ existing academic experience and will allow students to choose and specialise their career in a range of areas related to Computing such as Forensic Computing, Cyber Security, Human and Computer Interaction, Quality Assurance, Database Systems, Networking, Web Design, 3D Effects, Gaming, Programming and Animation and also allows to pursue a career in Management. The course is 100% coursework and made up of lectures and practical sessions and involves students in an individual research project related to the main theme of their studies.

Teaching & Assessments

You may receive instruction through a mix of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group projects, lab sessions, practical sessions, and independent study. Different modules have different forms of assessment and weighting. Each year, academic staff members use the best teaching skills, which are reflected in our evaluation procedures. The module information includes a section that displays the indicative assessment weighting and assessment type for each module. These are based on the current academic term once more and are subject to change.

Course Details

Course Module

Year 1 & Year 2

  1. IT and Society                                                                                                                                                    
  2. Computer Systems and Software
  3. Computer Programming
  4. Relational Database Systems
  5. Software Engineering
  6. Systems Analysis and Design
  7. E-commerce Applications
  8. Human Computer Interaction
  9. Information Systems Theory and Practice
  10. Management Information Systems
  11. Cyber Security
  12. Database Design and Development
  13. Web Based Development
  14. Network Design
  15. Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
  16. Strategic Management Information Systems
  17. Innovative Technologies in Computing
  18. Computing Research Methods
  19. Managing a Computing Project
  20. Software Development Methodologies

Year 3

  1. Dissertation Research Methods
  2. Advanced Database Systems
  3. Secure Coding
  4. Cyber Security Management
  5. Managing Information System Change
  6. Dissertation

Entry Requirements

  • Age – 17 and above
  • CBSE/ISC/NIOS/All-State boards of Grade 12, American, Filipino, or
  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 3 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • Level 3 Qualification in Computing or IT
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • Relevant work experience

Certification

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded triple qualifications:

  1. Level 4 Diploma in Computing by ATHE, UK
  2. Level 5 Diploma in Computing by ATHE, UK
  3. BSc (Hons) in Computing awarded by University of Gloucestershire UK through IDM. The WUC is an approved partner of IDM for recruiting students.

Jobs and Career prospects

The market is booming with jobs for a BSc Hons Computing course graduate leading to opportunities in a wide range of areas such as

  • Web developer
  • Software developer
  • Programmer
  • Network administrator
  • System analyst
  • Mobile app developer
  • Database administrator
  • Network engineer
  • Information security officer and so on

Fee

For details please contact: +971 56 533 0333 , info@westernuniversitycollege.com

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