OVERVIEW The BSc Web & Mobile Development will equip you with the skills to design, develop and maintain secure web services and mobile applications that harness the capabilities of the internet. Web and mobile technologies have radically altered our personal and professional lives, giving billions of us access to unprecedented resources, social networks and secure internet transactions.To support this high-technology growth sector, demand is strong for skilled professionals who can design and develop mobile apps, web services software and administer their infrastructure. Using the latest tools, techniques and scripting languages, you’ll develop expertise in systems design and analysis and learn how to develop responsive, interactive and secure web and mobile solutions. The practical skills you learn will allow you establish and manage secure web servers and create and maintain appropriate web material. PRACTICAL FOCUS With a strong practical focus, the degree has strong industry links. There are also guest speakers from industry brought in throughout your studies, company visits and networking events with employers. In addition, there is an oportunity to undertake an optional 36-week professional work placement between years or 3 & 4 or smaller, part-time work placements during your second and third years. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) as fully meeting the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). CAREER PROSPECTS Jobs This degree is held in high regard in local industry and graduates have gone on to secure roles where they are able to establish and manage secure web servers and create and maintain appropriate web material for companies. Roles include: Mobile developer / Web Programmer / Web Developer / Systems Administrator & Developer / Lecturer / Teacher Further Study Following graduation, possible study opportunities are possible on a variety of taught postgraduate master's courses.
There is a practical emphasis on teaching and throughout the course, most assessment is based on practical assignments with relatively few formal examinations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Computer Society
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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- Paisley Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
ACADEMIC TECHNOOGY APPROVAL SCHEME (ATAS) CERTIFICATE: You do not require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before you can be considered for an unconditional offer of study on this undergraduate BSc (Hons) degree course. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. These are shown below.
Standard Qualification Requirements
Year 1 entry with SWAP (BBB) Access to STEM.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill / component.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||176 overall with no sub-test less than 169|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||176 overall with no sub-test less than 169|
|Trinity ISE||Pass||ISEII with the minimum of a Pass in all sub-tests|
|PTE Academic||54||An overall score of 54 with no element below 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||78||no sub-test less than: Reading: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 17; Writing: 17|
DUO LINGO In addition ot the above English Language tests, for 2022-23 entry, the University has approved the use of the online Duolingo English test as evidence of English language ability. UWS will accept an overall score between 90-115 with no component score below 90. For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. The reason for this is that it’s essential that you are able to read, speak and understand the English language to get the most out of your time at UWS. All international applicants are required to meet minimum English language standards, with the exception of: // Native speakers of English // Erasmus students (unless advised otherwise) // non-Erasmus students from EU partner institutions (your institution must provide confirmation of your English language ability in the absence of a formal qualification) The qualifications above must have been gained within two years prior to the start of your course at UWS.
UWS's English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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