Why this course? • You will build upon your existing knowledge and enhance your potential to thrive in the sector, or in postgraduate study. • The programme mixes virtual and face to face teaching with project-based learning, ensuring you graduate with technical fluency. • This programme incorporates professional body requirements and standards with collaboration, community and social ethics. • Study in our brand new state-of-the-art media centre on campus. About this course If you have a HND/DipHE qualification, this programme allows you top-up your qualifications to a full degree, giving you access to more graduate career opportunities. This one-year top up programme is designed to provide a firm understanding of computer science. It will equip you with the skills you need for a successful career in the sector. Skills A degree in computer science is a gateway into nearly every industry. Technological advances have created a requirement for organisations across all sectors and industries to employ people who are competent, fluent and experienced in multiple areas of computing. The programme has been constructed to give you experience of professional work culture while you study, focusing on collaborative working practices in technology and using team based project management software, such as Scrum and Kanban, that allows people to work together to deliver software for people. By studying in this way, you will learn what makes a responsible computer practitioner in legal, social, ethical and professional contexts. Career opportunities It has been designed for students who want to work in the evolving modern technology world. You will be taught by experts at the forefront of research with experience in industry, ensuring you are provided with the latest knowledge and skills in this fast-moving sector. Graduates can go into any IT career, from government and public sector, to large IT organisations and media. Roles include software engineer, software developer, data scientist, cyber security analyst, DevOps engineer, and artificial Intelligence and automated operations engineer.
Final-Year Project Data Visualisation Machine Learning Data Engineering Cyber-Security
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 3
If you have a HND/DipHE qualification, this programme allows you top up your qualifications to a full degree, giving you access to more graduate career opportunities.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with a minimum of 5.5 in each band|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20|
|PTE Academic||59||with no less than 59 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band|
We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.
English Language requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|