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Computing and Information Systems, BSc (Hons)

University of West London, the United Kingdom

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BSc (Hons)Part-time3 yearsSeptemberGBP 6935GBP 11500
FdScPart-time2 yearsSeptemberfind outfind out
BSc (Hons)Part-time3 yearsSeptemberfind outfind out
FdScPart-time2 yearsSeptemberGBP 6935GBP 11500

About Computing and Information Systems, BSc (Hons) - at University of West London

Course summary

No.1 for student satisfaction for Computer Science courses in London - The Complete University Guide 2018.
No.1 modern university in London for overall satisfaction with Computer Science courses -
 National Student Survey 2016.

Computers are essential in businesses for management of vital information for planning, developing and creating a vision for any business or organisation's future. With IT skills never being in higher demand, this degree will help you gain the key skills and knowledge valued by today's businesses.

The course is a part-time intensive course delivered on a Saturday (9am - 5pm) with entry points in October and February each academic year, allowing you to study and work in tandem. This means that you can balance your career-progressing studies with other commitments.

Why choose this course?
Developing systems for managing information is an important process. We have formed the basis of this course around this valuable skill.

To prepare you for employment, this course focuses on practical skills, influenced by the latest research and by industry requirements. This means learning core industry tools and software alongside the latest theory and research, helping you develop into a confident, competent computing professional.

The School of Computing and Engineering was voted best modern university for this discipline in the National Student Survey 2015, giving your degree the competitive edge.

Our membership of the Academic Developer Programme and Alliance of leading firms is further testament to our expertise in the field, and we are also in the process of seeking British Computer Society Accreditation.

Career and study progression
IT graduates generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. Our career-focused modules will educate you about specific career paths this course can lead you to, as well as equipping you with skills to enhance your employability after graduation.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

Other options available for BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Systems

  • Part time - September 2018, Ealing site


Fees for home and EU students

Main fee£6,935

Fees for overseas students

Main fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.


Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

Notes about fees for this course

Fees for our 2017 courses have not yet been released.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

112 UCAS tariff points or equivalent qualifications at Level 3, normally a minimum of two subjects plus a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths.

This course particularly welcomes applicants with the following qualifications:
• Progression or Advanced Diploma in IT.

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

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