About the course
If you have a computing or information technology- based qualification that’s the equivalent to the Second Year BSc degree, you can join the Final Year of either of these two BSc courses. Our online computer science and information technology courses are very similar to our campus-based degrees, and the academic standards required are just as high. However, they give you the flexibility to study from wherever you like and to fit learning around other commitments. Computer Science gives you a broad range of skills and knowledge in areas including programming, multimedia, networks, databases, operating systems and software engineering. Information technology includes many aspects of computer science, but with more focus on the needs of people and organisations.
Download our programming self-test document for a selection of exercises to help you see if you have sufficient knowledge and skills to complete the on-line programming module at Level 6 in Computer Science.
You can complete the exercises in any language you are familiar with, but it should support both procedural and object-oriented programming. There is no marking or other assistance provided for this test. It is designed to help you assess your own
abilities in programming.
For more information about how to apply, funding and how online study works, please visit the UH Online.
Why choose this course?
- You can study when and where you want, fitting in with your other commitments such as work or family
- Our online degrees are based on their on campus equivalents with the same academic quality standards and processes so your award will be recognised worldwide
- Study at a highly-regarded, well established computer science department with excellent facilities, strong links to both business and research, and a track record of graduate success.
- BSc (Hons) Information Technology also available to study online.
For more information about how online study works, funding and how to apply, please visit UH Online.
What will I study?
For entry at Level 6 the programme in its entirety is offered in two study patterns:
- an entirely part-time study pattern (2 years in duration) or
- an entirely full-time study pattern (1 year in duration)
To find out more about distance learning visit: go.herts.ac.uk/online
Our graduates have gone on to become software developers, business analysts, database administrators, network designers, technical consultants, programmers, web developers, project managers and software engineers.