BSC (Hons) in Business Computing and Information Systems (top-up) (UK University of Central Lancashire)

£4,500

BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Degree (Top Up)

The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree is delivered online by NCC Education, validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). This programme has been designed to prepare students for employment in the IT sector.

About The University of Central Lancashire

In 1828, the University of Central Lancashire was founded in Preston, England, as the Institute for Knowledge Communication. Today, University of Central Lancashire is ranked as one of the highest ranked universities in the UK and one of the largest in the UK, with nearly  38,000  students and faculty.  Internationally, the university has academic partners in all regions of the world. According to the World University Ranking Centre(CWUR),the University of Central Lancashire ranks 3.7% of the world’s top universities.

About NCC Education

Originally established as a computing initiative by the British Government in 1966, NCC Education is a UK awarding body and global provider of education. Since our inception, we have developed a network of over 200 partner centres located in more than 50 countries.

Recognised by universities and employers worldwide: Working with some of the world’s leading British academics and industry, the NCC Education qualification portfolio is continually expanding to align with the ever-growing needs of employers and higher education institutes alike.

We specialises in the development of IT and Business qualifications from primary to postgraduate level. Products include short courses, professional development, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate qualifications.

NCC Education is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and have qualifications listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

Programme overview

This programme equips students with a blend of technical IT skills and business expertise which prepares them for careers in senior management roles. The programme modules are designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge required by employers in the IT sector.

Upon successful completion of the degree, students are invited to attend their graduation ceremony at Preston Guild Hall in the UK.

  • Graduates can pursue careers in:
  • IT Management/Consultancy
  • Software Engineering
  • Networking
  • Data Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Systems Management

Module information and delivery

Students study five core units:

  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Corporate Communication Systems Management
  • eBusiness
  • Managing Information Systems Projects
  • Information Systems Project

Entry requirements, Fees and Intakes

To apply for this course, you need to possess both OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology and OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualifications total 240 credits.

Awarding institution

BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Degree (Top Up) programme is validated and awarded by University of Central Lancashire.

Assessment

Assessment through examination and coursework assignments.

Academic Resources and Time Management

Units comprise of weekly video lectures, tutorial exercises, discussion forums and live chat sessions with subject experts. Students will have the opportunity to interact with other students from around the world.

Academic Progression

On completion of the BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree, graduates are eligible to apply for postgraduate and master’s degree study at institutions across the world.

NCC Education has recognition with over 70 universities in the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA and Australia, for students who want to complete their degree overseas at an international university campus. These provide university progression routes enabling students to further their study and career choices.

Support

We want students on our course to have the support they need to make the most of their investment in their own future.

You will receive excellent support from our academic team, including your programme manager, module tutors and your personal tutor who will be with you every step of the way.

BSC (Hons) in Business Computing and Information Systems

Learners will first complete the OTHM Level 4 and Level 5 Diplomas in Information Technology (equivalent to the first and second years of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree). Students can then go directly to final year of The BSC (Hons) in Business Computing and Information Systems (Top up) validated by University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Upon completion, Leaners will be awarded a full bachelor’s degree.

About the University of Central Lancashire

In 1828, the University of Central Lancashire was founded in Preston, England, as the Institute for Knowledge Communication.

Today, UCLan is ranked as one of the highest ranked universities in the UK and one of the largest in the UK, with nearly  38,000  students and faculty.  Internationally, the university has academic partners in all regions of the world

According to the World University Ranking Centre(CWUR),the University of Central Lancashire ranks 3.7% of the world’s top universities.

About OTHM

OTHM is a UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). OTHM always aim to develop as an organisation that is forward-thinking in order to support professions and industry by providing excellent qualifications that contribute for a highly qualified and experienced workforce.

The main objectives are:

  • To uphold the integrity of our qualifications and assessments
  • To provide British Standard Qualifications globally
  • To promote professionalism
  • To promote ethical practice
  • To promote equality and diversity

Overview

This course provides students with a blend of technical IT skills and business expertise to prepare them for senior management positions. The course module is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge that IT department employers need.

Upon successful completion of the degree, students are invited to attend their graduation ceremony at Preston Guild Hall in the UK.

Graduates can pursue careers in:

  • IT Management/Consultancy
  • Software Engineering
  • Networking
  • Data Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Systems Management

Academic Resources and Time Management

Units comprise of weekly live zoom lesson, video lectures, tutorial exercises, discussion forums and live chat sessions with subject experts.

Students will have the opportunity to interact with other students from around the world.

Delivery Method

Online via the World Degree Learning Management System

Qualification Structure

Students study the following units:

  • Programming Foundations
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Web and Multimedia Applications
  • Computer and Network Technology
  • Software Development
  • Managing Business Information
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Systems
  • Advanced systems Analysis and Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Network Information Systems
  • IT Project Management
  • eBusiness
  • Managing Information Systems Project
  • Information Systems Project
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Corporate Communications Systems Management

How to Apply

Contact the World Degree team on paul@worlddegree.co for advice and instructions on how to apply.