Complete your computing studies with our one-year top-up degree. If you have previously studied a HND or foundation degree in computing this programme will enable you to ‘top-up’ your existing skills and qualifications into a full honours degree. This top-up degree starts each September and is awarded by the University of Surrey.
Whether it is for work or home, information technology is at the heart of our everyday lives. According to prospects, there are currently one million people working in IT in the UK. Being a graduate with proficient computing skills could open up opportunities in a diverse range of careers in different sectors.
At Farnborough, you will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in an IT working environment. Not only will you develop skills specific to IT but our course provides opportunities for you to develop behaviours for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief. As part of the course you will also earn vendor qualifications including CISCO semester awards, which are recognised by employers.
This computing programme is perfect if you have an interest in the world of information technology. You might currently be studying a HND in Computing, already working in the sector, returning to education after a break, or wish to transfer from another college or university.
Learning in our dedicated IT suites, you will build on your existing knowledge of theory while developing essential critical and analytical skills. During this course you will expand your computing skills, exploring topics such as artificial intelligence, networking, systems integration and cyber security.
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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
You will be taught in a variety of ways. This includes lectures, individual presentations, practical’s, independent and group exercises.
A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes in-class tests, assessed practical work, assessed coursework/assignments, and formative assessment through assignment work feedback, practical demonstrations, project report, project presentation and examination.
The structure of our programmes follows educational aims that are tailored to each programme. These are all outlined in the Programme Specification documents found under our Quality Assurance page, including further details such as the learning outcomes.
There are a wide number of careers where your new computing qualification will be relevant. Some of the examples below may require extra training and experience first. Please speak to our careers advisers to discover which career routes are best for you.
Jobs directly related to computing include:
Jobs where your computing qualification would be useful include:
You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:
UCAS Code - I100
Institution Code - F66
Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent. HE Level 5 in a relevant subject, Pass 50% average where classified.
If English is not your first language, evidence of your ability will need to be supplied with your applications. IELTS 6.5 is required.