University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Leeds City College

Software Development

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The computing and digital technology sector in the Uk is growing year on year and now has a turnover of around £184bn and employs 1.1 million people. This course will provide you with the skills you need to succeed in the digital technology and software development sector, helping you to find work in this exciting fast paced industry. Our course in software development will help you to develop skills and devise practical solutions to the art of solving real world problems through software solutions. There is a strong emphasis on the practical skills required to gain employment in software development. As well as practical skills in programming you will also cover areas such as databases, web and mobile app development, user experience design, graphics and software testing. We will provide with the technical tools and knowledge to develop software for a variety of applications. You will also learn about the practical and theoretical applications of computing and principles behind software development, including the design and development cycle.

Course details


Modules may include: Level 4 Computer networks Web and App Development Principles of Programming Principles of Databases Principles of Cyber Security Professional Development Level 5 Software Development Software Testing Web and Mobile Development Project

Assessment method

You will assessed in a variety of ways including: practical tasks, portfolios, essays, case studies and presentations.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI300
Institution code L21
Campus nameUniversity Centre
Campus code1

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level DD Two D grades at A Level, one of which to be in a relevant subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP In a relevant subject.
Access to HE Diploma M: 24 credits Overall pass with 60 credits, with 24 credits to be at a Merit grade in a relevant subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP In a relevant subject.

English language requirements

English Language Grade C or above (grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards). Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs. IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any component.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year.
Software Development at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS