About the course

This course will help you develop the knowledge and skills appropriate for employment as a computing and IT professional. It provides opportunities to study areas up to current industry standards that are continuously updated to cover new developments. It reflects current trends and skills-needs in the sector.

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UCAS code

  • G405 - Bexley Campus course code - You must apply for this course via www.ucas.com
  • G406 - Bromley Campus course code - You must apply for this course via www.ucas.com
  • The university code for University of Greenwich is G70

What you will study

Level 4 - Year 1

  • Computer programming  (30 Credits)
  • Work-based learning project 1 (30 Credits)
  • Communication systems (15 Credits)
  • Computer systems and internet technology (15 Credits)
  • Logic Foundation (15 Credits)
  • Analytical methods for computing (15 Credits)

Level 5 - Year 2

  • Work-based learning project 2 (30 Credits)
  • Application and web development (15 Credits)
  • Database application technology (15 Credits)
  • Information analysis (15 Credits)
  • Principles of security (15 Credits)
  • Professionalism in the IT industry (15 Credits)
  • Network and operating systems  (15 Credits)


  • Assessment is through examinations, course work including essay and report writing, portfolio building, project work, oral assessments and presentation

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSEs - grades A*-C including English and maths
  • Computing Level 3 National Diploma - Merit or Distinction
  • IT Software Level 3 Extended Diploma - Merit or Distinction
  • Computing Access to HE Diploma
  • You will require a minimum of 48 UCAS points
  • Selection is by interview
  • Applications from students with specific vocational, professional and other qualifications (e.g. NVQs) are judged on merit according to the relevance of such courses serving as preparation for the programme. Selection is by interview and internal tests if necessary

  • Applicants who require a Tier 4 Student Visa need to provide an IELTS 6 with minimum required component scores 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

Costs and loans

  • You can apply for a student loan for this course

Moving forward

  • Progression to the final year of the full BSc (Hons) degree at the University of Greenwich
  • Employment in the computing, IT or digital industries

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