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BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree

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The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree is delivered online by NCC Education, validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). This programme has been designed to prepare students for employment in the IT sector.

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The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree is equivalent to the third year of a bachelor’s degree.

*Video courtesy of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) 

  • In 1828, the University of Central Lancashire was founded in Preston, UK as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge.

    Today UCLan is rated as one of the UK’s highest risers in the National League Table and is one of the UK’s largest universities, with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. Internationally, the university has academic partners in all regions of the globe.

    The University of Central Lancashire is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, according to the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR).

  • The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree is delivered online by NCC Education, validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan).

    This programme equips students with a blend of technical IT skills and business expertise which prepares them for careers in senior management roles. The programme modules are designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge required by employers in the IT sector.

    The final year online top-up programme is a natural progression from our Level 5 Diploma in Computing or Level 5 Diploma in Business IT, currently offered by NCC Education as part of the top-up degree journey.

    Upon successful completion of the degree, students are invited to attend their graduation ceremony at Preston Guild Hall in the UK.

    Graduates can pursue careers in:

    • IT Management/Consultancy
    • Software Engineering
    • Networking
    • Data Management
    • Cyber Security
    • Information Systems Management

     

    Delivery Method
    Online via the NCC Education virtual learning environment (VLE)

     

    Duration
    Full-time: 1 year
    Part-time: 2-3 years

     

    120 Credits
    Final year of the degree pathway completed full-time in one academic year

  • Students worldwide with the following qualifications are welcome to enrol today:

    • NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC)
    • NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L5DBIT)
    • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Computing
    • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Computing & Systems Development (Networking)
    • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Information Systems ( Network Engineering)
    • Edexcel HND Computing and Systems Development (QCF)
    • ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing
    • Informatics Diploma in IT and Advanced Diploma in IT
    • Informatics International Advanced Diploma in Computing
    • Any similar qualification approved by NCC Education and UCLan
  • Students study five core units:

    • Advanced Database Management Systems
    • Corporate Communication Systems Management
    • eBusiness
    • Managing Information Systems Projects
    • Information Systems Project
  • Assessment through coursework assignments.

  • Units comprise of weekly video lectures, tutorial exercises, discussion forums and live chat sessions with subject experts. Students will have the opportunity to interact with other students from around the world.

  • On completion of the BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree, graduates are eligible to apply for postgraduate and master’s degree study at institutions across the world.

    NCC Education has recognition with over 70 universities in the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA and Australia, for students who want to complete their degree overseas at an international university campus. These provide university progression routes enabling students to further their study and career choices.

     

    Please visit our website for more information: www.nccedu.com/become-a-student/university-progression/

    Alternatively contact the NCC Education Customer Service customer.service@nccedu.com or +44 (0)161 438 6200 for advice on articulation options.

  • Contact the Partnerships team on admissions@nccedu.com for advice and instructions on how to apply.

    Enrollment dates: February and August

“The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree is a great programme. I found employment immediately after graduating. Don’t hesitate to go for it!”

– Boago Mazongo, Botswana

“Studying online was a great experience that taught me self-discipline and time management. I met people from all around the world and worked with highly qualified professors. I highly recommend NCC Education for quality British qualifications.”

– Kate-Noren Eddie Achy, Côte d’Ivoire

“I loved the flexibility and convenience of distance learning. This degree allows you to learn at your own pace, at a time that is most convenient. Managing studies around other duties and work commitments.”

– Arnold Asava Mihava, Kenya

“Studying online gives you more time to balance family and professional life. This degree offers many career opportunities and prospects to work in evolving markets.”

– Girish Seewoosungkura, Mauritius

“Studying online with NCC Education has been an invaluable learning experience. I received support from a team of recognised professionals at UCLan and graduated with a 2nd Class (2:1) Honours Degree.”

– Edwin M. Botlhole, Botswana

“The weekly online sessions with my module leader were interactive and gave me the opportunity to ask questions in case I needed clarifications on lecture materials. Overall, the course was comprehensive and robust and added value to my professional career.”

– Jamal Hassan, Tanzania

“Through this course, I received the fundamental skills and knowledge required for the IT sector. Graduating with a 1st Class Honours degree from UCLan through NCC Education made my dreams come true and helped me secure the post of IT Assistant at an NGO.”

– Aman Garu, Nepal

“The programme taught me how to create a fully functioning Computerised System. The course materials and tutors were always available to assist. I enjoyed working online with other students as we discussed projects and shared feedback interactively.”

– Katlego Molebatsi, Botswana

“This degree was a real game-changer in my life, helping me to learn skills which are helpful to achieve success in my career. Studying online, I learned about effective collaboration. This is the key factor of my 1st Class degree from UCLan through NCC Education.”

– Krishna Adhikari, Nepal

“The programme was engaging and equipped me with the technical skills needed in the computing industry. I developed my research knowledge skills and understanding in the areas of management and report writing. My gratitude goes to the Module Leaders who were always available to help and give support.”

– Gouta Pearl Maseko, Botswana

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