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Computing and Digital Technologies

BSc (Single Honours)

Start date:

September 2024

Entry tariff:

2024/25 entry: Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing

UCAS codes:

G560

G561 (if choosing Foundation Year)

Take your computing skills to the next level with a degree designed to advance your knowledge and equip you with the necessary expertise to thrive in the tech industry. 

Did you know

This programme is built using the standards defined by the British Computer Society, the Engineering Council, and the Association of Computer Machinery, this programme incorporates collaboration, community, and social ethics.

The programme mixes virtual content and active face-to-face teaching with project-based learning, ensuring you engage with tutors to enhance your technical fluency.

Top 3 modern university in London

(Complete University Guide 2025)

Ranked in the top 15% in the world

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2024

#8 in England for undergraduate student satisfaction

National Student Survey 2024

Foundation Year

This course can also be studied with a foundation year (September entry only).

These modules are those we currently offer for 1 year (full-time) and may be subject to change.

  • Creative Coding
  • Software Development 1
  • Computer Systems
  • Networking and Security Practice
  • Digital Methods
  • Databases

These modules are those we currently offer for 1 year (full-time) and may be subject to change.

  • Programming for Business Automation
  • Web Design
  • System Administration
  • Security Testing
  • App Design
  • Project Management 

This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree.

Why take a placement?

A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.

How we support you

The University's Placement and Work Experience Team are experts at helping you to secure a placement. They will work closely with you from the start, helping you research potential employers, discover placement opportunities, create and pitch your CV, and will coach you to perform well in interviews. We aren't able to guarantee a placement, but our sector-leading advisors will give you the best possible chance of securing one.

Find out more about how we'll support you

We understand that your plans might change once you start your programme. If you decide not to do a placement, you will have the option of completing the three year version of your programme.

Whatever your choice, you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Placement and Work Experience Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support.

These modules are those we currently offer for 1 year (full-time) and may be subject to change.

  • Final-Year Project
  • Data Visualisation
  • Cloud Administration
  • Cyber Security
  • Cyber Risk Management 

This course is offered as a degree with foundation year – a four-year programme which provides an additional foundation year at the beginning of the degree, that will give you academic and practical experience, as well as the skills you need to ensure you are equipped to successfully complete your chosen degree.

£2,000 Foundation Scholarships for all home students

Find out more about our degrees with a foundation year

Foundation programme delivered by the School of Continuing Education. The exact modules for our foundation programme are currently in development. For more information, please contact us.

Skills

This course will prepare you to progress and excel in various roles in the IT industry

You will graduate with industry-ready skills in:

  • Low-code/no-code software development
  • Cyber security
  • Systems administration
  • Digital and data technology

Employability is embedded throughout giving you the essential skills for employment in industry.

The programme has been designed for students who want to work in the evolving modern technology world. You will be taught by experts at the forefront of research with experience in industry, ensuring you are provided with the latest knowledge and skills in this fast-moving sector.

We are ranked as the best modern university in London (Times Good University Guide 2022 and Complete University Guide 2022).

Learning

You won’t be sitting in a lecture theatre, but instead will be learning in interactive classes, working closely with your lecturers and fellow students

This includes:  

  • Working in the computer labs
  • Seminar-style workshops
  • Tutorials
  • Project-based learning
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Assessment

Your assessments will be based on the real world so that you will graduate with the necessary professional skills

This includes:  

  • Portfolios of technical products
  • Presentations, where you’ll showcase your technical knowledge to your peers
  • Team projects, so you can get the critical experience industry is looking for
  • Individual projects of various scales and flexibility.

Your academic tutors will be on hand to support you throughout your studies to guide you to achieve your best.

Career

You'll graduate ready for a career in the IT industry

Your future role could be:

  • Systems administrator
  • Cyber security technician
  • IT technician
  • Cloud administrator
  • IT project manager
  • Business analyst

Wherever you want to go in the future, you’ll be preparing for the world of work from day one at Roehampton, with regular access to:

  • Career development events
  • Guest industry speakers
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personalised mentoring and careers support

You’ll graduate ready to grab every opportunity that comes your way. 

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Open days

Get a real taste of our campus, community and what it’s like to study at Roehampton

Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS.

Course subject to curriculum review and validation.

Entry tariff

2024/25 entry: Call 0300 303 8320 to find out if you are eligible for this programme in Clearing

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Course subject to curriculum review and validation.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

EU and International: £15,750
Placement year: £998

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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