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BSc (Hons) Computer Technologies (Software Development) (Progression Route)

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East Coast College (Great Yarmouth)


One year full-time

Typical Offer: 

A Foundation degree (or equivalent)

If applying in Clearing 2019 please call us on 01473 338352.


The BSc (Hons) Computer Technologies (Software Development) course provides a one year progression route to an honours degree for students who have studied a foundation degree in computing, such as the FdSc Computer Technologies (Software Development) or FdSc Computing and Networking at University of Suffolk or elsewhere. 

Covering key advanced topics such as software research and development, mobile computing, security principles and web scripting, the course equips students for a career in the computing industry.  The course includes a project module that provides the student with an opportunity to specialise in an aspect of computing that is of particular interest to the individual. 

The course is delivered within fully equipped computing labs that provide access to industry-standard computer hardware and software.  The course helps students develop vocationally related technical skills and abilities, along with the academic insight and understanding.  The course is designed to reflect contemporary computing practice.

Assessment is through a variety of methods including examinations, assignments, group projects and presentations. Assessment will normally focus on practical as well as academic abilities. Almost every organisation requires Computing forms and when you graduate from our course you will have the up to date skills to enter the IT professions and a wide range of industries. You could work in telecommunications, aerospace, security, financial services, marketing, public service, the creative industries and teaching. Students completing the BSc Applied Computing may wish to progress to a Masters degree. 

Course modules

Full downloadable information regarding all University of Suffolk courses, including Key Facts, Course Aims, Course Structure and Assessment, is available in the Definitive Course Record.

Software Research and Development (Requisite)
Mobile Computing (Requisite)
Security Principles (Requisite)
Advanced Web Scripting (Requisite)
Dissertation Project (Mandatory)

Fees and finance


  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • International tuition fee: £13,330 p.a.

Further Information                                                       

  • Detailed information about Tuition Fees
  • Find out more about Financial Support eligibility.
  • Also see Loans and Grants.
  • At University of Suffolk, your tuition fees provide access to all the usual teaching and learning facilities that you would expect. However, there may be additional costs associated with your course that you will need to budget for. 

Entry requirements

Academic Requirements

A Foundation degree (or equivalent)

Also see How to Apply.


International Requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Also see International and EU.


Transferring Credit

If you have previously studied at higher education level before you may be able to transfer credits to a related course at the University of Suffolk and reduce the period of study time necessary to achieve your degree.