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BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems




What will I learn?

The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems, delivered online by NCC Education and validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), 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.

  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Corporate Communication Systems Management
  • eBusiness
  • Managing Information Systems Projects
  • Information Systems Project

Which department am I in?

Informatics Academy

Study options

Online/Distance (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time)

Tuition fees
Full-time: £2,000 for each semester; Part-time: £1,000 for each semester. Registration Fee: £888
Start date

Expected March, June, September, December 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must satisfy the following requirements: Minimum Age: 19; Academic Qualifications: International Diploma in Information Technology and Communication and International Advanced Diploma in Network and Computer Security awarded by Informatics Academy; or Other equivalent qualification deemed acceptable by University. English Language Requirements: IELTS – min score of 6.0 or Certificate in Proficiency in English awarded by Informatics Academy or GCE ‘O’ Level – C6 or Other equivalent English qualification.

For international students

Enrol with one of the following qualifications:

  • The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC)
  • The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L5DBIT)
  • Informatics International Advanced Diploma in Computing
  • Informatics Diploma in IT and Advanced Diploma in IT
  • Any qualification deemed to be comparable as approved by NCC Education and UCLan

Students must also meet the English Language requirement of IELTS score of 6.0.

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