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BSc (Honours) Computing Management (top-up)

This course is suitable if you already have an HND or foundation degree in a computing subject. It allows you to gain an honours degree anywhere in the UK or internationally. You build on your existing knowledge in computing, learning about the latest technologies and completing coursework electronically at a time that suits you.

Course description

This course is suitable if you have an HND or foundation degree in a computing subject and want to gain a BSc Honours degree. As it is distance learning, you can complete it without having to take time out from work or move away from home.

Building on your existing knowledge, you learn how to use and apply the latest computing technologies and improve your management skills. This enables you to work in many areas of information technology needed in a wide range of organisations.

You can meet regularly with a study manager at the University to discuss your progress on the course. You can also meet with other students.

Most of your coursework and communication with lecturers and other students takes place electronically, at a time to suit you. You need frequent access to a computer that can run our software and access the internet.

International and European entry qualifications

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

Course structure

Distance learning – you can complete it in one year full-time or two to four years part-time
Starts September

Typical modules may include


Include • professional practice • managing change • data warehousing • data mining • business appraisal and infopreneurship • IT project management • a practical computing project, which you can do in your workplace

  • coursework
  • examination


By upgrading your skills and qualifications, you also improve your career opportunities and earning potential.

You can find careers in areas such as • IT management • analysis/programming • project management • systems engineering • network management • database administration • web design.


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Please note tuition fees may increase in each subsequent academic year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases and in line with inflation. More information can be found in the ‘Tuition Fee Increases’ section of our Fees Regulations (PDF, 2.10 MB)

2016/17 academic year

Typically £9,000 for the course

2017/18 academic year

Typically £9,250 for the course

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs information

How to apply

Complete the application form available at www.shu.ac.uk/study/form

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and student Regulations.

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