BSc (Hons) Computing


BSc (Hons) Computing programme is a well-established programme within the University of Bolton; Generations of Computing graduates have now reached senior positions in industry. This course offers a broad coverage of computing subjects, with a core of key computing skills and options in a wide range of computing areas. Students are involved in systems analysis, technical and human aspects of design and software development.

Programme structure

As a student of an honours degree programme you will be enrolled both at Western College and at the University of Bolton, entitling you to the full range of resources. Equally you will also be governed by the rules and regulations of Western College and the University of Bolton. The duration of this programme is twelve months and assessment methods are assignments, examinations and presentations.
Also students are required to undertake a major project module by submitting a Dissertation as a part of the award. Students are required to apply a range of knowledge and skills acquired through the modules previously studied whilst undertaking the Dissertation/ Project module. Supervisors are assigned for each student to guide students in order to successfully complete the project.

Career Prospects

By understanding the University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Computing Final Year Top Up programme at Western College, graduates will hold internationally recognized qualifications appropriate for employment in the areas of IT operations, business analysis, database administration, programming, project management and web development.