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Course Essentials

If you have previously completed an appropriate HND (or equivalent) then this Top-Up 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 this degree will explore the principles of computing and how these work for a mobile device.

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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
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you should have:

  • 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

  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your 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

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.

This specialist degree Top-Up 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.

Level 5

  • Mobile Technologies

Level 6

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

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 new skills into real life settings.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your 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 Fees & Funding

Fees

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.

Other options include:

Self-funding

If you choose to pay for the course yourself you can pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations, 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

Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Next steps

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

Careers Impact

Wondering what a career in Mobile Computing might look like?

In addition to having a specialist mobile computing degree , 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. 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

The 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

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 qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

If you’re not 100% comfortable with university level study choosing 4 year degree would be a smart choice. The first year is designed to give you the basics needed to successfully complete the rest of the degree as it focuses on essential study skills. You will build your confidence and become a capable, well equipped student who is able to complete the full degree.

The four year degree is perfect for you if:

  • It’s been a while since you studied
  • You don’t feel you did well in previous academic study
  • You want to improve your time management skills
  • You’re not confident in writing assignments and would like some support
  • You want to learn research skill that can support your studies and assignments
  • You want some extra knowledge of the degree subject before beginning the course.

This foundation year is part of the full degree. If you are funding your degree by Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government, your tuition fee for the foundation year will also be covered in this loan.

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