BSc (Hons) in Computing (University of Bolton)

The University of Bolton BSc (Hons) in Computing:

  • provides a broad education in computing and business information systems.
  • It is the central course in the computing group of degrees, incorporating options from both BSc (Hons) Computing & Website Development and BSc (Hons) Computer Networks & Security and therefore the most flexible choice of Computer Science programmes.
  • Emphasizes on Software Engineering, Web Technologies, Algorithms and Databases.
  • Graduates will be immediately useful to employers for designing and constructing software systems.
  • Involves working on fascinating technology projects, from simple web page creations to full automated communications platforms, robotics and software driven electronics.

Year 1

  • Core Skills
  • Website Production
  • Information Systems & Databases
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Computer Platforms
  • Networking Fundamentals

Year 2

  • Project
  • Web Programming
  • Database Theory & Practice
  • Systems Analysis
  • Object Oriented Methods
  • Data Structures & Algorithms

Year 3

  • Professional Issues in Computing
  • Major Project
  • Web Applications
  • Project Management
  • Web & Systems Based Programming
  • Enterprise Infrastructure, Management & Design
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Software Engineering

This is a 3-year programme for candidates with a good mark in your High School Certificate and a good standard of English (IELTS 6.0 or a recognized equivalent).

Computing graduates can be employed in any company that utilizes computer systems, that is from small sized business to large corporations. Almost every company in the modern world has the need for Information Technology specialists. Literally, graduates can work everywhere. Excellent job opportunities can be found in Northern Europe where there is a growing demand for software engineers.

Computing programmes are designed to be vocational, with the content aligned to the needs of the industry. Students are taught using the same hardware and software that they will encounter in employment.
In the final year all students undertake a major project on an aspect of advanced technology relevant to the IT industry. Many of these projects are prompted by enquiries from local companies and there is untapped potential to develop work placements.

The University of Bolton and New York College have an excellent careers service which supports all students and alumni. You can also find out more about postgraduate and continuing professional development courses at the University or at New York College, specifically designed for students who want to combine work with studies..