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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Computing and Digital Technology

We offer a range of exciting computing-based degrees, designed to help tackle the key digital challenges of the 21st Century. Our degrees, which are led and delivered by passionate experts, will prepare you for a career in your chosen field – and you will have lots of opportunities to gain real-life work experience along the way. We offer a practice-based learning experience which means you will be taught in our high-spec computer labs with industry-standard software and facilities to reflect what you will go on to use in the work place. We ensure that you graduate equipped with all the practical skills needed to secure a career.

Meet Andy

Head of School of Computing and Digital Technology

Hear from Professor Andy Aftelak. He’ll give you a clear idea of what being a Computing or Digital Technology student at BCU is like. Andy outlines everything from the subjects on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, the placement opportunities we have for you and the exciting careers you can go onto with a degree from BCU.

What you'll see at a City Centre Open Day

Our student Shelby takes you on a tour of our City Centre campus, showing you what an Open Day at BCU is really like.

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See our facilities

Millennium Point, City Centre Campus

Get your first impression of our Millennium Point building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

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Placements

In a competitive job market, work experience can really help you stand out from the crowd. More and more employers expect students to have substantial working experience, and a placement can significantly enhance your CV.

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Which course is right for you?

Are you interested in Computing and Digital Technology but not sure exactly which course is right for you? Take our quiz to find out which course best suits you!

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Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCUSU group is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us.

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Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

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