University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Applied Computing

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Course summary

BSc Applied Computing is a degree programme which delivers a broad range of computing content. This programme has some compulsory modules and a large range of optional modules. This allow students to tailor their learning and take modules that they consider most relevant to their career path. Topics covered include software development, web development, geographical information systems, data analysis and visualisation, database design, computer networks, cyber security, operating systems, usability.

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BSc) • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Data Analysis and Visualisation (20 credits; optional) • Introduction to Web and Database Concepts (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Mathematics (20 credits; optional) • Networks and Cyber Security Essentials (20 credits; compulsory) • Software Development (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BSc) • Advanced Networking (20 credits; optional) • Advanced Software Development (20 credits; optional) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Cloud Computing Architecture (20 credits; optional) • Computer Forensics (20 credits; optional) • Data Security and Compliance (20 credits; compulsory) • Databases and Application Development (20 credits; optional) • Games Architecture and Mechanics (20 credits; optional) • Geographical Information Systems (20 credits; optional) • Indie Game Development (20 credits; optional) • Network Operating Systems and Services (20 credits; compulsory) • Network Programmability (20 credits; optional) • Object Oriented Programming and Algorithms (20 credits; optional) • Software Engineering Principles and Testing (20 credits; optional) • Statistical Programming (20 credits; optional) • Web and Mobile Technologies (20 credits; optional). Year Three – Level 6 (BSc) • Advanced Cyber Security (20 credits; optional) • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (20 credits; optional) • Cloud Computing Administration (20 credits; optional) • Cloud-Based Web Services (20 credits; optional) • Data Warehousing and Data Mining (20 credits; optional) • Emerging Trends (20 credits; compulsory / optional (PT)) • Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation (20 credits; Optional) • GPU Programming (20 credits; optional) • Graphics and Games Programming (20 credits; optional) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Industrial Based Research (20 credits; optional (PT)) • Socket Programming and Concurrency (20 credits; optional) • Software Engineering Principles and Practice (20 credits; optional) • Switching, Routing and Wireless (20 credits; optional) • Usability Engineering (20 credits; optional).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Computer Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
ACO1
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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Applied Computing at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS