This course is subject to validation. This qualification is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enhance their career potential in the computing and IT profession. The courses are aimed mainly, but not exclusively, at those who have some computing experience. Year 1
Introduction to Programming
Professional Skills and Ethics
Programming and Software Quality Assurance
Maths for Computing
Client Side Web Development
Object Oriented Programming
Server Side Web Development
HCI and User Interface Design
Database Principles and Technologies
Mobile Application Development
Cloud and Distributed Computing
Computing Project (dissertation)*
Employability and Entrepreneurship
You will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course. Part Time - 6 Years Course contact hours are to be confirmed. Whilst the sessions delivered at College will typically fall between Monday and Friday from 9am – 5pm, it is expected that students will complete the online study, in addition to the independent study, outside of these times. Students should also make themselves available to complete work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from the following:
GCE A and AS Levels
BTEC National (90 Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
For mature applicants, experience may be taken in lieu of qualifications that carry UCAS Tariff points.
GCSE English Language – grade C or above
GCSE Maths – grade C or above (Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent)
EU / INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
NARIC confirmed equivalent of 64 UCAS points
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa
The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:
On successful completion of this course, graduates have a strong set of practical skills for pursuing a career within the computing and IT industry. Graduates will have the capability to adapt and respond to the changing and diverse nature of the sector.
Graduates could also complete postgraduate courses at an alternative university or pursue a teacher training qualification.
Students Full Time Per Yr
Home and EU Students £4350.00
International Students £4750.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
Additional Course Costs
Textbooks – varying costs (optional)
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme
This course is subject to validation by the University of Hull. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.
Full details and information regarding terms and conditions of study, relevant policies and procedures, offers and acceptance of offers can be found at: