BSc Computing (part-time)

UCAS codes

  • UCAS code not applicable for this part-time course - Apply online

Course contact

Uni Direct
0800 027 1000


  • School of Engineering and Computing

Qualifications and durations

Flexible; students study appropriate modules which are available by evening, day, distance learning. More options are available during the day but the degree can be completed entirely by evening study.

This part time BSc degree programme in computing from University of West of Scotland, while offering a range of vendor certified modules that can be integrated with your programme, such as Microsoft Certified IT Professional courses, CISCO CCNA and Certified Internet Worker (CIW), has been designed specifically to give students maximum flexibility in their studies.

Entry Requirements

  • 3 Highers or appropriate experience, or First Steps at University. (mature students)
  • CertHE/HNC* in Computing related subject.
*Some HNCs are credited at 96 credits, additional credit required can be attained from the Level 7 20-credit portfolio.
  • DipHE/HND in Computing related subject (equivalent to 240 credits).

Students study core modules at each level that follow a Software Development theme. You are also expected to study on other modular pathways specific to your technology interests. These pathways may be in the following areas:

  • Computer networking
  • Web development and databases
  • Enterprise systems development
  • Creative multimedia

SQCF Level 7

  • Introduction to Programming (Core)
  • First Steps at University (Core)

Options can include:

  • Introduction to Web Development
  • Design for Interaction
  • Computing Systems
  • Oracle Database Design & SQL
  • Computer Networks

SQCF Level 8

  • Object Oriented Analysis (Core)
  • Structures & Algorithms (Core)

Options can include:

  • Database Development
  • Computing Project
  • HTML5 and Java Programming
  • Oracle Programming in SQL
  • Business System Provision

SCQF Level 9

  • Web Services (Core)
  • Professional Computing Issues (Core)

Options can include:

  • Project Management for IT
  • Network Design
  • Unix Systems Administration
  • e-Commerce Designer
  • Database Applications

More options are available through discussion.

The practical approach featured throughout will enable you to make an effective and immediate contribution within the work environment.

Potential careers include:

  • Computer Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Developer.