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Computing degrees

At degree level, our computing and IT qualifications cover topics such as programming, networking and operating systems, computer science, digital technologies, networking, software development and solutions development.

Why study computing with The Open University?

The Open University is the world leader in distance learning and our courses offer unrivalled flexibility, quality and value.  The Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology emphasises innovation and problem-solving in the real world, and offers a high standard of teaching, research and scholarship.

Learn more about how study works and length of study.

Career prospects

There has never been a more exciting time to be a computing or IT graduate: recent research shows that the digital sector will need nearly 300,000 new recruits by 2020 to meet the demand for skills.

Your degree, and the skills you’ve acquired during your studies, are likely to be highly prized by employers.


The Open University has been one of the best experiences of my life.

Darren Gray, BSc (Hons) Degree in Computing
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