The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems, delivered online by NCC Education and validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, has been designed to prepare students for employment in the IT sector. The qualification equips students with a blend of technical IT skills and business expertise that will prepare them for a career in senior management IT roles. The qualification units are designed to provide the fundamental skills and knowledge required by employers in the IT sector.
The final year online top-up qualification is a natural progression from our legacy International Advanced Diplomas; the Level 5 Diploma in Computing (RQF) (L5DC) or Level 5 Diploma in Business IT (RQF) (L5DBIT).
The qualification is made up of four 20-credit units, each of which requires an average of 200 hours of study and a project unit which accounts for 40 credits and requires approximately 400 hours of study.
Units comprise of weekly video lectures, tutorial exercises, a discussion forum and live chat sessions with subject experts. Students will have the opportunity to interact with other students from around the world and with subject experts through discussion forums.
When taken full-time, the qualification is delivered in two 15-week semesters (12 teaching weeks). Two units are studied in each semester, with the project being studied over two semesters.
Part-time students study one or two units per semester over four semesters, with the project being studied over four semesters.