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Develop your IT expertise and commercial awareness to help employers make the most of their technology and improve their business.

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    Headingley Campus

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Entry Requirements
120 points required
UCAS Tariff Points: 120 points required. (Minimum 80 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies).
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Additional Requirements: GCSEs: GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs. Access to HE Diploma: Pass overall with a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points. Scottish Awards: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level. Irish Leaving Certificate: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2 Selection Criteria: We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate: 25 Points
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

UCAS Tariff Points:120 points required. (Minimum 80 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies).
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Additional Requirements: GCSEs: GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs. Access to HE Diploma: Pass overall with a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points. Scottish Awards: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level. Irish Leaving Certificate: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2 Selection Criteria: We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate: 25 Points
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


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No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

  • Edd Brownrigg

Careers

Edd Brownrigg
, Sett UK

BSc (Hons) Computing

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“I presented my final year project at one the University's showcase events and woke up the next morning to an email from an employer who wanted to chat about my plans after university. I got the job pretty much straight away.

MODULES & LEARNING

Explore technologies that support website development, looking at user-centred design principles and applying appropriate evaluation techniques.

Study the system development life cycle, focusing on requirements capture, analysis and the modelling needed for the design of information systems.

An insight into computers, operating systems and networks, focussing on how these things work internally and how they work with each other.

The stages involved in the development of database systems. You'll acquire modelling and systems development skills, and examine ethical and professional issues related to the database development process.

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of computing in the professional environment.

We will introduce you to essential business concepts and characteristics of organisations, looking at the issues and challenges associated with their effective management in the 21st century.

Analyse a range of theoretical and experimental concepts which will enable you to examine, analyse and model business systems in discrete time

You will be introduced to the technological and managerial issues of organizing in the digital era.

Increase your appreciation of the role of information in organisational environments. You will focus on the development and implementation of both packaged solutions and bespoke developments.

Build on your experience of designing and implementing databases as you use your database application development skills and programming knowledge to build robust applications.

Develop your understanding of concepts related to project management, focusing particularly on planning, organisation and control of resources in order to address a specific task, event or project towards completion.

Explore the design and development of dynamic websites. You will examine the design process as applied to the development of websites alongside server side web development, to a point where you are able to build a well-designed, interactive site.

Enhance your understanding of management and planning concepts in the exploitation of information systems, technologies and resources in sustaining corporate competitiveness.

An introduction to the latest developments in business intelligence, and in particular the ways in which they are applied, or could be applied, in business contexts.

An opportunity to develop a product, ideally for an external client. You will research, generate ideas, design, create, implement and evaluate your product, reflecting on your own performance throughout the process.

Human Computer Interaction

Emerging Technologies

Data Analysis & Visualisation

Green Computing Technologies

Digital Security

Intelligent Systems

Advanced Systems Analysis & Design

Our course provides you with an extensive and well tested grounding in information systems, ICT and business. You will examine business strategy case studies from blue chip companies and contribute to producing critical business decisions fit for implementation in similar organisations.

You will develop client databases to suit business needs, either individually or in a team, and will critically evaluate the justification and need for IT systems within these organisations.
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    Dean & Pro Vice Chancellor

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FEES & FUNDING
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £9250. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.

Educational visits - The cost for these trips covers travel, accommodation and subsistence. The price varies year by year and attendance is optional.

Study materials - We provide core materials during your studies and you may choose to purchase additional materials. This is not compulsory and will depend upon the projects you undertake.
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £10500. The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.
See further information on fees and finance on our Financing Your Studies webpage.

Educational visits - The cost for these trips covers travel, accommodation and subsistence. The price varies year by year and attendance is optional.

Study materials - We provide core materials during your studies and you may choose to purchase additional materials. This is not compulsory and will depend upon the projects you undertake.

Facilities

  • IT Labs
    IT Labs

    The University is home to a number of modern specialist IT labs equipped with all the up-to-date hardware and software our computing students could need.

  • Library and online resources
    Library and online resources

    Our Library is open 24/7, every day of the year. However you like to work, we have got you covered with group and silent study areas, extensive e-learning resources and PC suites.

  • Headingley Campus
    Headingley Campus

    Our historic Headingley Campus is set in 100 acres of parkland with easy access to Leeds city centre.

Headingley Campus

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An amazing place to spend your days

Home to our first-rate sporting facilities – Headingley Campus has a rich and diverse history having played to visitors such as Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde. Set in 100 acres of parkland, with easy access to Leeds city centre, many of our buildings look out onto our grassy acre – a perfect place for hanging out, playing games and catching up with friends on long summer days. Headingley Campus has modern sport science laboratories, animation and music studios and the latest computing labs, as well as one of our libraries, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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