Computing and Information Systems BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University
In Peterborough (England)

Rs 6,66,221
*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 7,750

Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Peterborough (England)
Duration 3 Years
Start September 2018
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Peterborough (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Start:
    September 2018

This degree has two main aims. The first is to provide you with a good understanding of the concepts of computing and information. The second is to equip you with the skills to apply this knowledge in the analysis, design and implementation of solutions in a range of application domains.

Important information

Requirements: Direct entry to year 2 or 3 of this course is conditional on accreditation of prior learning (APL) in cognate subjects. Entry to year 1 is not available at Chelmsford or Cambridge but is available at University Centre Peterborough. GCSE(s) Required: English grade C, Mathematics grade C. We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirement information.


Where and when

Starts Location
Swain Court, Oundle Road, PE2 9PW, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts Sep-2018
Swain Court, Oundle Road, PE2 9PW, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Information Systems
IT Development
IT Management
Skills and Training
Interaction & Usability

Course programme

Course overview

What sets this course apart is its degree of flexibility. It is ideal if you wish to gain a wide range of computing skills from web design and networking to database management and/or are still uncertain which area of computing you are best suited to.

The course is designed around your personal development and contains a number of modules created specifically to encourage your professional growth and studies, eg from Pathway Development Skills in the first semester to subsequent networking modules where content is designed to facilitate the possibility of acquiring additional Cisco qualifications.

During your studies you will be encouraged to acquire key practical skills to help you build a broad-based knowledge of computing from which to make informed choices re developing specialist in-depth knowledge in your preferred areas.

Module guide

Year one core modules

  • Fundamentals of Design or Introduction to Computer Gaming

Year two core modules

  • Group Design Project or Games Design and Development

Year three core modules

  • Undergraduate Major Project

Year one optional modules

  • Computer Systems
  • Design for Internet
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Pathway Development Skills

Year two optional modules

  • Computer Network Principles
  • Database Design and Implementation
  • E-business
  • Interaction & Usability
  • Internet Databases
  • Management of IT
  • OO Programming
  • Project Management and Quality

Year three optional modules

  • Advanced Databases
  • Change and Risk Management
  • Computer-based Learning Environments
  • Computer-mediated Marketing
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Network Management
  • Professional Issues: Computing and Society
  • Software Development in Application Frameworks
  • Windows Application Development

Option module availability depends on campus of delivery, not all options are offered at all campuses.


Assessment is via a mix of examination, group assessment, presentations, class- and laboratory-based tests, case studies, group project work and the Major Project. These develop your abilities to solve problems (both on your own and as part of a team), to communicate effectively, and be self-motivated.

Additional information

Career opportunities: Graduates who complete the relevant networking modules will be able to apply for Cisco Certified Network Associate status. Graduates should be well placed to take advantage of employment opportunities for a wide range of computer-related careers and/or further study. Previous students have gone into positions such as applications developers (a range of roles, from programming to testing of databases, web -based, business or educational systems), project management (within the defence, NHS and commercial sectors), end user and/or network support, as well as graduate training schemes.