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Course summary

The DipHE Mobile, Web, Virtual and Streaming Technologies is the ideal introduction to the complex and exciting world of online, mobile and virtual reality development. It provides post further education learners and existing software developers, electronics engineers and electronic media developers with the fundamental skills to work in industries that combine software, web, mobile and virtual reality skills to develop new and innovative interactive solutions for a wide range of industries and applications. Key learnings: The development of browser and server-based software solutions that are delivered through the internet The production of apps that function on mobile devices such as mobile phones, smart watches and tablets The design and creation of responsive virtual reality worlds that can accessed through mobile and specialist VR hardware The design and construction of effective human computer interfaces for web-based applications, mobile devices and virtual reality The course is designed to take a learner with limited experience in the field of computing to being skilled in the techniques required for them to work in the areas of web development, mobile applications production, virtual and augmented reality industries. Creative problem solving is core: through the course of study learners will develop problem solving skills that allow them to meet the needs of clients and organisations that require software to be developed to meet specific requirements. Client focused development: to produce interesting and engaging mobile, VR and AR experiences learners will throughout the course develop the ability to be innovative and imaginative in designing software solutions that are built around the client. Learning by doing: learners will work individually and in groups to develop software products and experiment in practical labs to extend their learning beyond the theoretical elements of the subject. Security is key: within the course there is a strong focus on the requirements to create systems that are safe to use in a VR environment and work securely across networks and the internet creating systems that protect user data during transmission and storage and be compliant with current legislation. Industry relevant: work undertaken students will be carefully aligned with the needs of industry through the colleges Institute of Technology and has been informed by current industry trends and methods of operation. Learners will be encouraged to use their career degree bursary pay for industry linked training and events.

Modules

The course modules of study are: Introduction to Programming, HCI and User Interface Design, Web Development, VR Development Principles, Fundamentals of Network and Software Security, Responsive Web Development and Streaming Technologies, VR Development, Mobile Applications Development, Server-Side Development, Mobile and AR development, Database Principles and Technologies, Individual Digital Solutions Project.

Assessment method

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include: Short test/examinations , Coursework, Software artefacts and project-style tasks, Group presentations, Essays, Case studies, Reports, Websites.

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

Course code:
I160
Institution code:
L42
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications may be acceptable for applicants requiring a visa

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £9500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Development off-site you will be expected to have a PC that is capable of running Visual Studio, Android Studio and Unity and a Video card that will interface with a HTC Vive Pro Headset (should you wish to loan a VR headset from the college). It is also recommended that the computer supports virtulisation if you want to run the mobile phone emulation in Android studio. The college provide dedicated labs with high end computing for you to work on-site so the above advice is to allow working outside of college. As a minimum it is expected that you have a Microsoft based PC capable of running Visual Studio and a broadband internet connection. Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree bursary was established in order to enhance our Higher Education students’ academic programme and support their studies - helping to make our students more employable, industry prepared and equipped for life as a graduate. A bursary of up to £500 for full-time students over the course of their programme to support any aspect of independent study or compulsory course specific costs. In addition, course coordinators will be allocated an additional payment to spend each academic year on enhancements that will support the development of employability skills and progression to graduate level employment. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. *It cannot be substituted for cash, fee waiver or in-kind support funds Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Sponsorship information

Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree bursary was established in order to enhance our Higher Education students’ academic programme and support their studies - helping to make our students more employable, industry prepared and equipped for life as a graduate. A bursary of up to £500 for full-time students over the course of their programme to support any aspect of independent study or compulsory course specific costs. In addition, course coordinators will be allocated an additional payment to spend each academic year on enhancements that will support the development of employability skills and progression to graduate level employment. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. *It cannot be substituted for cash, fee waiver or in-kind support funds Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Mobile, Web, Virtual and Streaming Technologies at Lincoln College University Centre - UCAS