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

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Course summary

We are living in one of the most documented and interconnected periods in our history with many aspects of our daily lives now being assisted by increasingly complex digital 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. The modules studied may include: • Programming and Software Fundamentals • Advanced Programming and Software Engineering • Web Application Development • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development • Advanced Networking and Cyber Security • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning • Smart Device Application Development • Extended Reality (XR) and Emerging Technologies • IoT Device Programming. You will be equipped with a range of valuable skills securely underpinned by relevant and up-to-date knowledge of the principles of computing and modern digital technologies. You will have access to a well-resourced and specialised cyber security and networking laboratory where they will have the opportunity to practice the skills and knowledge gained in the theoretical sessions. The programme fosters autonomy within the student body in their professional development and a professional approach, bound by professional codes of conduct appropriate to employment within the computing sector. You will have the opportunity to develop products and/or relationships with regional, national and international companies involved with Computing and Digital Technologies as well as foster your own professional skills. The programme incorporates various modes of delivery for flexibility and diversity, helping to support your learning by tools such as, Smartboards, Virtual Learning Environments, Forums, online tutorials and learning materials. Progression Opportunities 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.


The modules studied may include: • Programming and Software Fundamentals • Advanced Programming and Software Engineering • Advanced Networking and Cyber Security • Web Application Development • 3D Visualisation and Interaction Fundamentals • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development • Virtual Reality and Immersive Technologies

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 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 International applicants are required to apply through UCAS

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Fees and funding

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