Computing – BSc (Hons) (Final Year Entry)

BSc (Hons)

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 1 year

Part time: 2 years




School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics


This top-up year is for people with a higher diploma in an I.T. subject. By studying this course, you will graduate with a BSc in Computing awarded by Oxford Brookes University. You will study this course at the Oxford Brookes Wheatley Campus.

This course has been designed to meet the needs of the industry. You will develop the high level technical abilities and knowledge needed to solve complex problems using computing technologies. You will have access to highly specialised computer laboratories where you will learn cutting-edge theoretical skills and techniques.

The modules you will study will equip you with all of the technical abilities required for a successful career in computing and I.T. You will also develop research skills which will enable you to be innovative and forward thinking.

The final project will provide you with the opportunity to put into practice the academic knowledge and skills you have acquired during the degree.

Specific entry requirements

This top-up year has been designed as a progression route for the Foundation Degree in Computing at Wiltshire College & University Centre.

In order to progress onto the top-up year, Foundation Degree students will need to achieve a Merit in the Foundation Degree in Computing.

It will also be open to students from other institutions and other Computing related programmes that possess the following qualifications:

– At least Merit (55%) in a Foundation Degree in Computing subject.
– At least Merit in HND in a Computing subject with a software development component.
– Direct entry after having completed level 5 at university level in a computing related subject.

Students for whom English is not their main language also need to show that their English is at a high enough level to succeed in their studies.