Computing and IT and a second subject

Open University in Scotland


Computing and IT studied with a second complementary subject can open careers in a wide range of sectors. This degree combines computing and IT and a second subject: business, design, mathematics, psychology or statistics. You’ll divide your time equally between the computing and IT modules and the second subject modules. The name of your degree will include your second subject. For example, BSc (Hons) Computing and IT and Business.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.

If you’re new to study or to the OU, it is recommended that you start with a course at Level 1.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of the required number and type of modules you will be awarded a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computing and IT degree. Depending on which modules you choose the Computing and IT degree may help you to obtain professional recognition from BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT, or from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Both are professional bodies established by royal charter.

Start Date

October, February, April




BSc Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length





Business and Management

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT