What will I learn?

Our BSc (Hons) Computing with industrial placement is a flexible and far-reaching undergraduate programme that’s designed to support you with focused attention, industry experience and excellent IT resources. Forge your own path into specialisms and potential career options, with dedicated help from expert teaching staff.Of all the great computing degree options available at Bolton, this is the most flexible. It draws on key elements from other study pathways to give you a wide-ranging and industry-informed programme. As you progress, you’ll have the opportunity to ‘zoom in’ on aspects of the subject you have personal interest and strengths in or that support your career or further study goals.The department’s strong links with business mean you’ll have the chance to work on ‘live briefs’ in your coursework assignments, so you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy real-world context and application for the skills and knowledge we’ll help you develop.With intentionally small class sizes, we can offer you more meaningful and personalised interaction with our dedicated and enthusiastic lecturers – many of whom are active researchers and come with extensive industry insights and experience. Meanwhile, guest speakers and lecturers give you access to highly relevant and up-to-date input from industry settings.All of this is backed by our well-equipped IT suites, where you’ll get to apply and develop your learning individually and in groups, with expert guidance and support.The University will offer lots of support to help you find a placement with a relevant company in preparation for your year in industry (the industrial placement takes place between the second and final years of your course). Through our relationships with employers, we’ll share placement adverts as they become available and you can also seek your own placement. Our placement team will help with applications and interview skills. Your placement does not have to be in the Bolton area – it could be elsewhere in the UK or even overseas. Completing a year in industry will give you invaluable skills and experience that will help you in your final year of study with us, as well as boost your CV to help you find an enhanced career afterwards. If you’re unsuccessful in securing a placement then you’ll be able to transfer directly to the final year of study and complete your degree in three years.

Which department am I in?

Computing

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£9,800.00 (10,03,973) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022

Venue

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,

Bolton,

BL3 5AB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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