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Delivered 100% online, the BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) degree gives you the chance to explore the principles of computing, and how these work with mobile devices.
This degree programme provides you with the fundamental computing skills needed to build a successful career in the digital era, including programming, software design, and systems analysis. The specialist modules available explore the development of mobile applications and deal with security, privacy, and ethics, and you’ll learn to design and build your own mobile applications for any purpose.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) will gain career-ready skills in:

  • Developing, analysing, and evaluating software in a mobile world
  • Designing and building mobile applications
  • Creating software and systems to meet organisational goals
  • Programming skills to develop and implement the latest computing technologies
  • Understanding privacy, security, and ethics in computing
  • With Arden University, you’ll have access to an engaging and easy to navigate online learning platform called ilearn. Available on desktop and mobile devices, ilearn supports and encourages you to take control of your studies. Providing everything you need to complete your programme in one accessible place, ilearn features:

    • A virtual classroom, library, diary, and lecture theatre rolled into one
    • All of your modules, study materials, career support, and schedules
    • Downloadable module materials so you can access the course when offline
    • Access to an online library containing thousands of e-journals, e-books, podcasts, and videos
    • Engaging forums where you can interact, debate, and discuss ideas with your tutors and fellow students
  • This course has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

    • Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or
    • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent
    • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required (no less than 5.5 in any element). 

    Arden University are happy to consider an applications from students who are highly motivated to study the programme. This will require a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course, and evidence of relevant work experience.

  • The BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) syllabus is comprised of the following modules:

    Stage 1

    • Professional Development
    • Computer Technology
    • Website Design
    • Database Design
    • Software Engineering
    • Information Systems in Organisations

    Stage 2

    • Data Communications
    • Systems Analysis & Design
    • Programming
    • Quality Systems in IT
    • Database Implementation
    • Mobile Technologies

    Stage 3

    • Management in IT
    • Current Trends in Networking
    • Computer Systems Security
    • Mobile Implementations
    • Computing Project

    The final module is an independent Computing Project. Supported by your tutor, you’ll conduct either an experiment, investigation, or a practical piece of work, backed up with the appropriate academic research and tech. You’ll be encouraged you to do surveys and interviews to come up with your own data, from which you’ll be able to draw together conclusions.

  • Graduates with career-ready skills in computing are among the most highly sought-after in our digital world, and can expect to receive one of the highest starting salaries compared to any other subject. The mobile computing specialisation means graduates of this programme will be equipped with the skills to respond to the rapid changes in mobile technology, and be able to demonstrate to employers they can analyse and critically evaluate information relating to mobile computing.

    The career pathways in mobile technologies are wide ranging, with prospective positions such as:

    • Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Windows Mobile Applications Developer
    • Mobile Applications Testing Specialist
    • Game Developer
    • Mobile Technicians
    • Mobile Security Expert
    • Security DevOps Engineer
    • Lead Developer
    • Web Application Developer
  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.


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