Taught course

Applied Computing and Information Technology

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Computer Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree from a recognised higher education institution, or a minimum of five years relevant industrial work experience.

Months of entry

February, April, June, August, October, November

Course content

This course is designed for non-computing graduates who need to apply information technology to their current career, or want to change career direction. It covers a wide range of topics including programming, databases, security, project management and computer networking, giving you both the underpinning theory and the ability to apply it to complex real-world problems, as well as an awareness of emerging technologies and developments.

Key features

  • Study key areas of information technology including applications of web technologies, information systems strategy and emerging technologies
  • Each taught unit on this course will be delivered in a block mode of six weeks
  • Benefit from valuable experience of working for real businesses

Career opportunities

You could progress on to a career as an IT consultant, manager, systems developer and/or programming supervisor within industries which make substantial use of computer and information technology. Other careers include IT managers or practitioners within commerce, database and IT developers or system designers/analysts.

Areas of study may include:

  • Computer networks and security
  • Data modelling, management and governance
  • Programming for applications
  • Research methodologies

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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