Course Overview

BSc Computing in Arden University UK covers in-demand skills, including data analysis, cloud-based technologies, object-oriented programming (Java), and website coding and authoring (HTML, CSS). Additionally, the course offers you two career pathways to choose from. Students who want to focus on technical employment opportunities have the chance to gain an in-depth understanding of data mining/analysis and programming skills. Or, if you decide to opt for a management career in IT, you can study subjects that will give you combined skills in technical know-how and management strategy.

Program Mission

Furthermore, we’ve structured your learning activities so that you’ll have a foundation for ongoing skills development throughout your career, such as understanding programming and coding in a way that will allow you to pick up future developments in technical areas like they’re second nature. This means, whichever path you choose, you’ll graduate with life-long, specialised skills and knowledge that employers in the computing industry value the most.

Admission/Entry Requirements

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study. In order to achieve 16 years of education equivalence from Higher Education Commission Pakistan, it is essential to have completed 12 years of local education (Metric/Intermediate) or 8 O-levels and 3 A-levels. In other instances, you will normally need to have the following one of the following:

  • At least 50% in HSSC (intermediate)
  • At least 2 A level passes at C or above
  • At least Merit/Pass/Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma
  • A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma Equivalent qualifications such as International Baccalaureate
  • Completion of a recognised access programme or equivalent

Non-standard entry is also considered. Contact the Admissions Team for additional guidance on whether the qualifications you currently hold or are taking would be suitable for entry: Admissions open for semesters commencing in January and September of every year. Ensure you allow adequate time for your application to go through the normal admission procedure of two weeks. Visit your nearest campus in time for securing a place in the programme.


Year 1 – Level 4

Introduction to Academic Skills and Professional Development (Compulsory) Introduction to Computer Systems and Security (Compulsory)
Introduction to Databases (Compulsory) Introduction to Programming (Compulsory)
Introduction to Web Authoring (Compulsory) Productivity and Collaboration Tools for Learning and Work (Compulsory)

Year 2 – Level 5

Human-Computer Interaction (Compulsory) Data Analytics and Visualisation (Compulsory)
IT Project Management (Compulsory) Systems Analysis and Design (Compulsory)
Then choose 2 from:
Advanced Databases (Elective) Digital Business (Elective)
Object-Oriented Programming (Elective) Ethics, Quality and Sustainability in Technological Environments (Elective))

Year 3 – Level 6

Data Mining (Compulsory) Managing Innovation and Change (Compulsory)
Computing Project (Compulsory)
Then choose 2 from:
Information Security Management (Elective) Technology Entrepreneurship (Elective)
Distributed and Cloud Computing (Elective) Web Application Development (Elective)


Assessment methods have been designed to allow you to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. Throughout your studies, we’ll keep track of your progress through the following: assignments, essays, presentations, exams, dissertations.

Fees and Funding

Arden University fee will be directly payable to the university on the given deadline, which will be communicated to the student in the Acceptance Letter when the student successfully secures a place in the programme. The fee will be due annually for the duration of the degree. IVY fee will be charged on a semester-wise basis. There will be two semesters in one academic year, starting in January and September of each year. Contact the admissions team at your nearest IVY campus:

We have a limited number of scholarships that we offer to different students on the basis of the categories they fall into. Fee waivers are offered on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please access the Scholarship Policy and Form for further details.

Career Prospects

BSc Computing in Arden University UK will prepare you with a range of transferable skills that will allow you to understand an organisation at all levels, so you can eventually decide wherein the business ecosystem you fit best.

You’ll gain a wide range of IT, data management and programming skills by completing this course. Better still, you’ll develop your computing knowledge alongside a broader range of business skills that employers are looking for – including communication, teamwork and problem-solving. Which means you’ll be ready to take on your first role with confidence. Whilst studying, you’ll:

  • Demonstrate you can apply your knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems
  • Develop confident communication skills and be ready to use these in a business setting
  • Gain deep knowledge in your chosen specialist area – whether that’s e-Commerce systems or programming
  • Collaborate with others nationally and even globally to work on projects and share ideas
  • Understand the latest developments in computing and how these can benefit businesses 
  • Develop the study habits and practices to become a lifelong learner

Whether you’re interested in web development or systems design, the flexibility of the skills and knowledge you’ll gain during your computing degree course means your options are open to choose the route that works best for you. Graduates of our BSc Computing degree have gone on to roles such as:

  • Software development
  • Software engineering
  • Programmers/coders
  • IT security management
  • Teaching and lecturing

Further Study

On completing BSc Computing in Arden University UK, you are well-placed to develop your academic knowledge by pursuing the following:

  • Post-graduate study in a Computer Science related topic
  • Research degrees

Mode of Study

The BSc Computing in Arden University UK is taught using face-to-face learning. Students will have access to IVY tools and resources as well as Arden University’s iLearn/VLE to complete their studies/modules. Support will be provided by local and link tutors at IVY and AU.