London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

This degree course will teach you everything you need for a successful career in IT – from programming and information systems to modules in mobile applications and artificial intelligence. Taught by experts, you’ll have access to our state'of'the'art computer labs as well as the opportunity to get industry experience during hands'on work placements and gain professional Java certification.

In the most recent (2015'16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

**More about this course**

With the chance to gain professional Java certification, you’ll be taught by experts in the field of IT and technology and will learn everything, from how to create new mobile apps to how to design and implement software systems. As you progress, you’ll also have the options to specialise in topics such as artificial intelligence and management support systems, ensuring you have the specialist skills to pursue a career in the fields that interest you most.

Studying in the heart of London, one of the world’s leading technological hubs, you’ll learn from a team of experts and benefit from our state'of'the'art computer labs. Taught through knowledge'based learning seminars and hands'on workshops, you’ll also have access to work placements through the School of Computing's World of Work (WOW) Agency. Created specifically to enhance your employability, you’ll develop your skills, gain real experience and earn while you learn through placements working on real client'driven projects in business and industry.

On successful completion of the course, you’ll have the qualifications and knowledge to enter a wide range of careers linked to computer science. You’ll not only have the qualifications required for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP), you’ll also be entitled to apply for Membership of the British Computer Society (MBCS). Becoming a Member of the British Computer Society entitles you to put the letters MBCS after your name and gain access to networking opportunities, publications and specialist events to aid you in your career development.

**What our students say**

"The course has given me a well'rounded foundation of skills and knowledge which I plan to take into future employment." James McLaughlin, 2015

Course Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Computer Hardware and Software Architectures (core, 30 credits)

Information Systems (core, 30 credits)

Logic and Mathematical Techniques (core, 30 credits)

Programming (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Data Structures and Specialist Programming (core, 30 credits)

Databases (core, 15 credits)

Networks and Operating Systems (core, 30 credits)

Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law (core, 15 credits)

Software Engineering (core, 30 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Distributed and Internet Systems (core, 30 credits)

Formal Specification & Software Implementation (core, 30 credits)

Mobile Applications (core, 15 credits)

Project (core, 30 credits)

Artificial Intelligence (option, 15 credits)

Management Support Systems (option, 15 credits)

Work Related Learning II (option, 15 credits)

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees