Canterbury Christ Church University - BSc Computing

Canterbury Christ Church University

BSc Computing

Our Computing degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the IT industry in infrastructure and user support.

You will gain a broad overview of IT systems in the workplace, from designing them to maintaining them, and supporting their users. Areas of focus include networking, system administration, databases and cybersecurity, as well as professional skills in business improvement, E-business and usability.

This degree will enable you to choose from a wide range of career paths in system design and support, or move onto postgraduate study.

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be 88-112 UCAS Tariff points. GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C, or above (or equivalent) is required.

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System) requirements for this course

Course Details

All through the course, you'll experience through hands-on learning from on and off campus and on-line learning. This will develop your practical agile problem-solving approach to create computing solutions to problems. You will undertake group projects, typically sourced from industry or akin to problems in industry. Your group work will be supported through the use on-line tools and on-line project management solutions. You'll also develop skills enabling you to:

  • work effectively and supportively in diverse and inclusive groups
  • communicate effectively in groups and one to one
  • apply project management to group-work
  • apply principles of commercial management and consideration of wider issues.

In year one you will study six modules intended to give you a broad introductory understanding of the role computing plays in industry and a foundation in the tools required to develop and support infrastructure. You will also gain a first-hand appreciation of software and systems development. You will learn to program on PCs and on small hardware devices, how these devices work and work in a small team to develop a more complex system. You will also consider some of the ethical issues in computing and explore the needs of the computing industry in terms of skill sets.

The technical and non-technical skills that you will have the opportunity to develop are valued in industry.

Year 1

Introduction to C#
Deployment Technologies for Computing
Fundamentals of Computer Systems
Application Development
Ethics, Professionalism and Employability in Computing
Software Lifecycle Group Development Project

Year 2

Using Technology for Business Process Improvement
Research Methods
Database Enhancement Group Project
Helping Users and the ITIL Framework
Networking and Operating Systems
E-Business Systems

Year 3

Individual Study - Part A
Advanced Networking
Individual Study - Part B
Human Computer Interaction
Current Issues in Computing
Advanced Databases and Big Data

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