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Course Essentials

Our BSc Computing (Mobile Computing) Degree Top-up is the ideal choice if you have previously completed an appropriate HND (or equivalent). This Top-up course will enable you to achieve a full Undergraduate Honours Degree in Computing (Mobile Computing).

If you’re keen to explore the wide-ranging aspects of mobile computing and its relevance to business and industry, then look no further. Delivered 100% online via Arden University's Distance Learning programme this Degree will explore the principles of computing and how these work for mobile devices and can be studied whenever and wherever you choose, fitting around your other commitments.

You'll study for 1 year with Arden, learning about all mobile technologies including current trends and mobile implementations.



Key Information

Award:
Degree
Credits:
140
UCAS Course Code:
I109
Course Title:
BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) (Top-Up)
Duration:
1-2 years
Intake Status:
Intake open
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects

If you have previously completed a relevant HND (or equivalent) then you could achieve a full Undergraduate Honours Degree with just 1 year of further study at Arden University.

This specialist BSc Computing (Mobile Computing) Top-up Degree will use real world practical examples to reinforce the theory you will learn.

When you have completed your Degree you will know the ins and outs of current computer technologies, have an insight into future developments and an understanding of how design, development, analysis and evaluation work in a mobile world.

Modules

Level 5

  • Mobile Technologies

Level 6

  • Management in IT
  • Current Trends in Networking
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Mobile Implementations
  • Computing Project

Please note that the 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 Distance Learning studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your Arden tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your new 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

To be eligible for this Computing (Mobile Computing) Top-up Degree course at Arden University you should have the following:

  • A relevant HND or equivalent, provided that the total of your learning experience allows you to achieve the aims of the programme.

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).

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.

Wondering what a career in Mobile Computing might look like?

In addition to having a specialist Mobile Computing Degree from Arden University, you will:

  • Have a specialist understanding in computing design and technology in a mobile environment
  • Expect to receive one of the highest starting salaries compared to any other subject as the holder of Computer Science subject degree (Source: IT World, 2015)
  • Be able to cope with rapid changes in technology and understand the implications for mobile
  • Design, program, test and evaluate mobile software systems
  • Analyse and critically evaluate information relating to mobile computing

Your career options in wireless and mobile technologies are vast, some typical job titles include:

  • Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Windows Mobile Applications Developer
  • Mobile Applications Testing Specialist
  • Game Developer
  • Mobile Technicians
  • Mobile Security Expert

Alternatively you may consider progressing onto further study. You can choose to continue your studies with Arden and enrol onto one of our Postgraduate programmes, such as:

Where do Computing graduates go?

Some of our computing alumni have gone on to roles work as a Security DevOps Engineer, Lead Developer and Web Application Developer, this includes working for industry leaders such as IBM.

For Computing student David McGrath, understanding mobile computing was essential for him to grow his business.

“I run a pc repair company and we also design websites. We have been asked in the past about design apps or mobile sites and had to turn down work. Once I have completed the course I will be able to put what I have learned into a practical context.”

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.

Next steps

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

Course Details & Modules

If you have previously completed a relevant HND (or equivalent) then you could achieve a full Undergraduate Honours Degree with just 1 year of further study at Arden University.

This specialist BSc Computing (Mobile Computing) Top-up Degree will use real world practical examples to reinforce the theory you will learn.

When you have completed your Degree you will know the ins and outs of current computer technologies, have an insight into future developments and an understanding of how design, development, analysis and evaluation work in a mobile world.

Modules

Level 5

  • Mobile Technologies

Level 6

  • Management in IT
  • Current Trends in Networking
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Mobile Implementations
  • Computing Project

Please note that the 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 Distance Learning studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your Arden tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your new 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

To be eligible for this Computing (Mobile Computing) Top-up Degree course at Arden University you should have the following:

  • A relevant HND or equivalent, provided that the total of your learning experience allows you to achieve the aims of the programme.

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).

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

Wondering what a career in Mobile Computing might look like?

In addition to having a specialist Mobile Computing Degree from Arden University, you will:

  • Have a specialist understanding in computing design and technology in a mobile environment
  • Expect to receive one of the highest starting salaries compared to any other subject as the holder of Computer Science subject degree (Source: IT World, 2015)
  • Be able to cope with rapid changes in technology and understand the implications for mobile
  • Design, program, test and evaluate mobile software systems
  • Analyse and critically evaluate information relating to mobile computing

Your career options in wireless and mobile technologies are vast, some typical job titles include:

  • Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Windows Mobile Applications Developer
  • Mobile Applications Testing Specialist
  • Game Developer
  • Mobile Technicians
  • Mobile Security Expert

Alternatively you may consider progressing onto further study. You can choose to continue your studies with Arden and enrol onto one of our Postgraduate programmes, such as:

Where do Computing graduates go?

Some of our computing alumni have gone on to roles work as a Security DevOps Engineer, Lead Developer and Web Application Developer, this includes working for industry leaders such as IBM.

For Computing student David McGrath, understanding mobile computing was essential for him to grow his business.

“I run a pc repair company and we also design websites. We have been asked in the past about design apps or mobile sites and had to turn down work. Once I have completed the course I will be able to put what I have learned into a practical context.”

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.

Next steps

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

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