Chesterfield College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Computer Software Development

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Course summary

This foundation degree, developed by Chesterfield College in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, employers and entrepreneurs, provides a unique opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in computing. This course studies the aspects of computing that have a practical impact on business and everyday life. It particularly focuses on the hands-on professional aspects of computing, and aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to gain employment and develop as a professional. Computing with Networks / Software Development can lead to a wide range of roles including: Web designer/developer; Game/software developer; IT project manager; Network designer/administrator; Helpdesk support; IT consultant. You could also opt to continue your education and ‘top up’ to a full honours degree at Chesterfield College in computing.

Course details


You will study: Software Design and Modelling, Programming and Testing, Dynamic Websites, Virtualisation, Web Applications, Programming and Systems.

Assessment method

Coursework, written exam, practical assignments, presentations.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6995* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6995* Year 1
Scotland £6995* Year 1
Wales £6995* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computer Software Development at Chesterfield College - UCAS