University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing and Digital Technologies

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Course summary

We are living in one of the most documented, recorded, analysed and inter-connected periods in our history with many aspects of our daily lives now being assisted by increasingly complex computerised technology. From smartphones and smart TVs to self-driving cars and big data systems, our economy places great importance on serious computing and programming skills to shape the future of society. Develop skills in computing and digital technologies and you'll be employable the world over. As a Computing and Digital Technologies graduate, you will be equipped with a range of professional and technical skills that are all highly desirable to prospective employers. Moreover, you'll have experience of working in real-world environments and on real-world projects where adaptability and the ability to handle pressure are essential.

Course details

Modules

The modules studied may include: • Programming and Software Fundamentals • Advanced Programming and Software Engineering • Web Application Development • Virtual Reality and Immersive Technologies • Advanced Networking and Cyber Security • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning • Smart Device Application Development •

Assessment method

Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and offer expert tuition in labs and classrooms. Assessment is through a mix of assignments, practical work, reports and presentations. There are no formal examinations, only coursework. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually. A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team as you complete them. The focus of the degree is the final year computing project, showcasing your high level computer skills in a practical project of your choice. This course is typically delivered on-site each week across the academic year.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Students would be required to have achieved a relevant subject qualification and achieve an Academic IELTS of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Computing and Digital Technologies at University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College - UCAS