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Accreditation and Recognition

It is important that our Computer and Information Sciences courses meet the requirements of industry as represented by the various professional bodies. Accredited and recognised courses meet the underpinning knowledge and understanding requirements for registration set out by a professional body. The University is periodically visited by representatives of these professional bodies to ensure that the courses adhere to their criteria. We work with the following professional bodies:

BCS, the Chartered Institute for ITThe following courses have been accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional:

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science

                          

The following courses have been accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer: 

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science

 

The following courses have been accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional:

  • BSc (Hons) Digital and Computer Forensics 
  • BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business 

Tech _partnershipThe following courses have been developed in collaboration with The Tech Partnershipa network of over 100 technology-focused businesses who work alongside the education sector to develop students with an outstanding blend of technical and commercial skills:

  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business
  • BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions (Degree Apprenticeship)

All of Northumbria’s information science postgraduate courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals:

  • Information Science MSc
  • Information Science MSc - Data Analytics
  • Information Science MSc - Library Management
  • Information Science MSc - Records Management
  • Information Science with Advanced Practice MSc

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