Computing Technologies (Level 6 only)

Cornwall College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

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Course summary

TEF Silver

The Cornwall College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The programme is designed as a one year top-up to the FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development programme offered at Cornwall College or an equivalent FdSc. It offers development and in depth study in the field of evolving computing technologies and also gives you the opportunity to further your specialisation in either the field of networking or software development. The preparation of study for vendor certifications alongside the academic qualification ensures you will meet the needs of industry. You will study an individual 40-credit project module, together with a common core of 60 credits. These include E-Business for the Entrepreneur, Digital Forensics and Agile Methods. There are a further 20 credits of electives for you to choose, from either the Networking route, studying Advanced Networking, or the Software Development route, studying Advanced Object Oriented Programming. Programme content is informed by and supported by national and local industry. Study will be through formal lectures, tutor led seminars, blended learning and self-directed research and study. There will be practical workshops in computer suites and in the Cisco Networking Lab. Assessment is by means of written reports, presentations, case studies, in-class tests and skills based assessments. Possible careers available with this qualification: Network Security Specialist Network Engineer Manager Network Technician Manager Software Engineer Analyst Programmer Systems Analyst Web Developer Database Developer Agile Project Manager Teacher

Course details

Modules

Indicative Modules: - Honours Project - Entrepreneurship for E-Business - Digital Forensics - Agile Methods - Cloud Computing & Security Networking Pathway - Advanced Networking Software Development Pathway - Advanced Object Oriented Programming


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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240 credits from an FdSc or HND in appropriate subject, with a minimum 55% profile in Level 5 modules. Applicants are assessed and a short bridging course to make up for any shortfall in required skills and knowledge, may be required.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.cornwall.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8600 Year 1
England £8600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8600 Year 1
Scotland £8600 Year 1
Wales £8600 Year 1
International £9950 Year 1
Channel Islands £9950 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing Technologies (Level 6 only) at Cornwall College - UCAS