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Course Essentials

Information is power – and knowing how to manage a range of data accessed through a variety of technologies in support of an organisation is a valuable skill that Arden University can teach you.

This BSc (Hons) Computing (Information Management)  qualification is perfect for you if you want to build a portfolio of evidence for employers that shows you can provide computer-based solutions to complex problems, using the most up to date tools and technology.

This Computing (Information Management) Degree course is delivered completely online via our Distance Learning model, giving you the flexibility to learn whenever and wherever you choose via our online learning portal, iLearn. The course will teach you how to manage and analyse information to support all different business areas so you can take the next step in your career.



Key Information

Award:
Degree
Credits:
360
UCAS Course Code:
I200
Course Title:
BSc (Hons) Computing (Information Management)
Duration:
3-6 years
Intake Status:
Intake open
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Exemptions Available:
Yes
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects

Arden's Computing (Information Management) Degree programme is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in computing, with a particular focus on the management of information.

Successfully completing this programme will enable you to assess the information needs in different parts of a business (for example HR, sales, marketing and accounting) and it will help you to understand systems analysis and design from a practical, theoretical and strategic perspective.

It will help you to learn how to manage and transform this data into useful information to support business needs. You will also gain a keen awareness of the current developments in computing and the subject expertise needed to identify, explain and evaluate current and evolving trends, technologies and methodologies.

Modules

Level 4

  • Professional Development
  • Computer Technology
  • Website Design
  • Database Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Systems in Organisations

Level 5

  • Data Communications
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Programming
  • Quality Systems in IT
  • Database Implementation
  • Strategic Information Systems

Level 6

  • Management in IT
  • Current Trends in Networking
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Advanced Database Concepts
  • Computing Project

Please note: modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Assignments
  • Reports
  • Essays
  • Examinations
  • Practical tasks
  • Case study analysis
  • Portfolios of evidence

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

This BSc Honours Degree course in Computing (Information Management) has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course at Arden University through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience in Computing or I.T.

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

What can a Computing (Information Management) Degree do for me?

As well as a solid grounding in computing you will develop the essential skills and tools to be a creative and professional practitioner both when working independently and when collaborating with others as part of multidisciplinary teams.

Information services are found in every type of organisation in the public and private sectors, so there are wide ranging employment opportunities for Arden University graduates.

Possible job roles:

  • Database Administrator
  • ICT Operations Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Information Manager
  • Chief Information Officer

Alternatively you may wish to continue with your academic development and decide to take on further study. You could continue your studies at Arden by enrolling onto one of our postgraduate programmes such as:

While studying you can maximise your career success by making use of our online careers portal. This has useful tools such as an online interview simulator, CV builder, global jobs search engine and employer videos and e-learning courses covering essential business skills.

Visit our Knowledge Base to read our Computing Subject Spotlight and find out more about the advantages of studying in this industry.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your Arden University qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Course Details & Modules

Arden's Computing (Information Management) Degree programme is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in computing, with a particular focus on the management of information.

Successfully completing this programme will enable you to assess the information needs in different parts of a business (for example HR, sales, marketing and accounting) and it will help you to understand systems analysis and design from a practical, theoretical and strategic perspective.

It will help you to learn how to manage and transform this data into useful information to support business needs. You will also gain a keen awareness of the current developments in computing and the subject expertise needed to identify, explain and evaluate current and evolving trends, technologies and methodologies.

Modules

Level 4

  • Professional Development
  • Computer Technology
  • Website Design
  • Database Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Systems in Organisations

Level 5

  • Data Communications
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Programming
  • Quality Systems in IT
  • Database Implementation
  • Strategic Information Systems

Level 6

  • Management in IT
  • Current Trends in Networking
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Advanced Database Concepts
  • Computing Project

Please note: modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Assignments
  • Reports
  • Essays
  • Examinations
  • Practical tasks
  • Case study analysis
  • Portfolios of evidence

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Entry Requirements

This BSc Honours Degree course in Computing (Information Management) has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course at Arden University through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience in Computing or I.T.

Course Fees & Funding

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Career Prospects

What can a Computing (Information Management) Degree do for me?

As well as a solid grounding in computing you will develop the essential skills and tools to be a creative and professional practitioner both when working independently and when collaborating with others as part of multidisciplinary teams.

Information services are found in every type of organisation in the public and private sectors, so there are wide ranging employment opportunities for Arden University graduates.

Possible job roles:

  • Database Administrator
  • ICT Operations Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Information Manager
  • Chief Information Officer

Alternatively you may wish to continue with your academic development and decide to take on further study. You could continue your studies at Arden by enrolling onto one of our postgraduate programmes such as:

While studying you can maximise your career success by making use of our online careers portal. This has useful tools such as an online interview simulator, CV builder, global jobs search engine and employer videos and e-learning courses covering essential business skills.

Visit our Knowledge Base to read our Computing Subject Spotlight and find out more about the advantages of studying in this industry.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your Arden University qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

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