Computing and IT (Communications and Software) (BSc (Hons) Comp & IT)

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The award
BSc (Hons) Comp & IT

How long you will study
6 years

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How you will study
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Course starts
February, April, October

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About Computing and IT (Communications and Software) at The Open University

In this specialist route through our #BSc (Honours) Computing and IT [Q62]#, you'll gain an understanding of software engineering concepts and a view of practical software development. You'll achieve a sound understanding of the principles of hardware- and software-based technologies, and the ability to apply your knowledge and skills in a broad range of industries and organisations. You'll learn about well-known software development processes and their phases; and activities and techniques that will help you to develop a critical understanding of the diversity of contexts of organisations, problems, and development teams.

This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Cognitive skills
  • Practical and professional skills
  • Key skills

The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.

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  • The awardBSc (Hons) Comp & ITHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study6 years
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Costs are paid per unit not per qualification.

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