Study Patterns: Computing and Information Technologies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our Computing and Information Technologies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) (online).

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming May trimester. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Computing and Information Technologies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) - standard (2 years) with Summer (May) start

Study PatternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1 Computing Technologies in Society
(6CC544)
20 Credits
Option A Module*
20 Credits
Option B Module*
20 Credits
Year 2 Option C Module*
20 Credits
Research Project
(6CC552)
40 Credits
Research Project
(6CC552)
40 Credits continued

*Option A Modules: Distributed Applications and Web Services (6CC545); Database Fundamentals (6CC546)

*Option B Modules: Network Management and Security (6CC547); Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking: An Introduction (6CC548)

*Option C Modules: Web Development: Creating Effective Applications (6CC549); Software Engineering: Creating Quality Products (6CC550); Internet of Things: An Introduction (6CC551)

Computing and Information Technologies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) - accelerated (1 year) with Summer (May) start

Study PatternSummerAutumnSpring
Year 1

Computing Technologies in Society
(6CC544)
20 Credits

Option C Module*
20 Credits

Research Project
(6CC552)
40 Credits

Option A Module*
20 Credits

Research Project
(6CC552)
40 Credits continued

Option B Module*
20 Credits

*Option A Modules: Distributed Applications and Web Services (6CC545); Database Fundamentals (6CC546)

*Option B Modules: Network Management and Security (6CC547); Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking: An Introduction (6CC548)

*Option C Modules: Web Development: Creating Effective Applications (6CC549); Software Engineering: Creating Quality Products (6CC550); Internet of Things: An Introduction (6CC551)