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HE Level 6

Level 6 BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Part-Time)

  • Campus

    Lincoln Campus

  • Start Date

    September 2024

  • Duration

    6 Years (Part-time)

The BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enhance their career potential in the computing and IT profession.

The course is aimed mainly, but not exclusively, at those who have some computing experience.

Year 1

  • Database Principles and Technologies

  • Network Systems

  • Team Software Development Project

Year 2

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Mobile Application Development

  • Cloud and Distributed Computing

Year 3

  • Computing Project (dissertation)

  • Employability and Entrepreneurship

*Optional modules will run where there are sufficient student numbers, otherwise an alternative option module may be offered.

A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from:

  • GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level 

  • BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject

  • Access to HE Diploma

  • T Levels

  • Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher


  • GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above

  • GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above

*For mature applicants, some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels/BTECs

EU and International Applicants

  • ENIC confirmed equivalent of 64 UCAS points

  • IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

Students will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course. Part-time, six years. Course contact hours are to be confirmed.

Whilst the sessions delivered at College will typically fall between Monday and Friday from 9am – 5pm, it is expected that students will complete online study, in addition to the independent study, outside of these times.

Students should also make themselves available to complete work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends. 

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

  • Coursework Portfolios

  • Assessments

  • Essays

  • Presentations (group)

  • Case Studies

  • Reports

  • Websites


On successful completion of this course, graduates may pursue a career within the computing and IT industry. Our aim is to provide graduates with the capability to adapt and respond to the changing and diverse nature of the sector. Graduates may also continue their studies at postgraduate level or pursue a teacher training qualification.

You will need general stationery equipment and access to the internet and a pc at home capable of running Microsoft products (specifically Microsoft Visual Studio); pc's are also available on campus.

Per Academic Year

  • Home Students - £5,500

  • International Students - £5,500

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.

Additional Course Costs

Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Additional compulsory course costs may be able to be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 for full-time or £250 part-time students) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.

This course is validated by the University of Hull. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are OfS registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details and information of the responsibilities and conditions of study of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the Policies section.

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