BSc (Hons) Business Computing & Information Systems

University of Central Lancashire

It takes around 12 months to complete the bachelor program. If you completed an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma recognised by awarding institutions, you can apply for the BSc programme at University of Central Lancashire.

BSc (Hons) Business Computing & Information Systems

University of Central Lancashire

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University of Central Lancashire
BSc (Hons) Business Computing & Information Systems

Course Type

BSc (Hons) Top-Up

Study Method

Online and Part-time

Start Date

March / September

Course Duration

12 months


No exam, assessed on a continuous basis through assignments and class participation

Language Medium


Progression Pathway


  • UK RQF/ NQF Level 5 in IT or computing; or HKQF Level 4 in IT / computing qualification or
  • An Associate Degree / Advanced Diploma in IT / computing awarded by a recognized institution or
  • NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC) / Business Information Technology (L5DBIT) or
  • A recognized professional qualification (s) plus at least 3 times of full-time work experience at IT senior level. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview

Existing educational qualifications and work experience will be directly taken into programme and allowing for module exemptions, please email or WhatsApp us for details.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or
  • HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above, or HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above or
  • Satisfy the examiners in UK EDUCATION qualifying examination, if required


  • BSc (Hons) Business Computing & Information Systems Provided by University of Central Lancashire


BSc Top-Up Provided by University of Central Lancashire

The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Degree is delivered online by NCC Education, validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan).

This programme equips students with a blend of technical IT skills and business expertise which prepares them for careers in senior management roles. The programme modules are designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge required by employers in the IT sector.

The final year online top-up programme is a natural progression from our Level 5 Diploma in Computing or Level 5 Diploma in Business IT, currently offered by NCC Education as part of the top-up degree journey.

Upon successful completion of the degree, students are invited to attend their graduation ceremony at Preston Guild Hall in the UK.

Students study five core units:

  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Corporate Communication Systems Management
  • eBusiness
  • Managing Information Systems Projects
  • Information Systems Project