BSc (Hons) CS/IS/BIT
Suitable for Sub-degree Holders

Qualifications Framework

This programme is recognized under the Qualifications Framework.

QF Level: 5
QR Registration Number: 10/000642/5 (CS),
                                         10/000643/5 (BIT),
                                         10/000644/5 (IS)
Validity Period: 1 June 2010 to 31 May 2018

Locally Accredited<br/>Recognized under Hong Kong<br/>Qualifications Framework Level 5, same<br/>level as local bachelor's degrees
Suitable for Higher Diploma/Associate Degree graduates in Computing / IT related disciplines.


Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is a connected university; connected to the needs of students, academic partners, business and society. The newly transformed City Campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent and boasts excellent learning and teaching facilities, good transport links and stimulating social spaces. They have Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education in Stafford and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and have made considerable investment in our specialist facilities.

With a strong track record of working with employers Staffordshire University aim to be a leading university for digital technologies building on existing strengths in computing and computer games. With new facilities in Creative Arts, Digital Technologies and Computing which sit alongside our recent investment in Engineering and Sciences, they're creating a strong, connected regional university.

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences delivers a range of industrially relevant Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) courses that focus on making graduates highly employable and superbly equipped for the challenges of the workplace. 

The Faculty is also a hub of applied research and innovation, with research interests including: sustainability, renewable energies, digital systems, digital forensics, the fusion of high-end technologies, healthcare and medical devices. 

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The Programmes

Staffordshire University, through the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong is offering three, two-year, part-time programmes leading to Bachelor of Science Honours Degrees. These programmes are designed to enable sub-degree graduates in IT-related disciplines to build on their studies to date and, by undertaking a specially designed programme, to qualify for the award of the BSc (Hons) Computing Science (BScCS), BSc (Hons) Information Systems (BScIS) or BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology (BScBIT). SCOPE has been in a collaboratiive partnership with Staffordshire University since 1995 and offering CS/IS programmes for over 15 years, through the delivery of these three programmes has produced more than 2,000 IT professionals.

Programme Features

  • Offered since 1995 with around 2,000 graduates
  • Three different awards are offered to cater for different student needs
  • Specially designed for part-time working adults
  • Emphasis on both academic knowledge and work-related skills
  • Provides students with the opportunities to apply a theoretical framework to their final year projects in selected areas

The programmes are exempted under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference numbers 450286,450287,450973). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this programme may lead.