Our Software Development BSc (Hons) is designed to equip you with the ability to solve complex computing problems in order for you to progress to graduate-level roles. You will undertake a work placement or work-based learning experience as well as develop your practical and cognitive skills to solve work related everyday problems by combining knowledge of information transfer, communications technology, software and business context relevant to the computing industry. You will develop professional-level industry related skills, learning, for example, how to build web-sites, design databases and plan networks together with the necessary problem solving techniques.
All students take a total of 120 credits per level. Level 3 Modules includes: Study Skills for Computing Introduction to Software Development Introduction to IT Systems Maths for Computing Introduction to Web Design Level 4 Modules includes: Introductory Programming Concepts Computer Systems Architectures Computer Threats and Attacks Software Design and Development Network Systems Web Design and Management Level 5 Modules includes: Object Orientated Programming Advanced Programming Concepts Database Design and Development Web Programming Work Based Learning Research Project Level 6 Modules includes: Ethical and Legal Issues eBusiness Intelligent Programming Mobile Application Development Major Project
Throughout the course a full range of assessment techniques will be used. You could be assessed by examinations, including open-book examinations, practical assessments, assignments, briefs, essays, presentations (including group presentations), reports and portfolio building. Each module is formally assessed through, for example, open book examinations, group projects, essays, assignments or briefs, presentations, group presentations, portfolio building, self-assessments, peer assessments, studio/exhibition assessments and a dissertation. This formal assessment will count towards your module mark and feedback is usually given within 3 weeks following the submission of your formal submission of work.
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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Points of entry
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English language requirements
In addition, for this programme, you will be required to have a GCSE (or equivalent Level 2 qualification) at Grade 4/C or above in English
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4900||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4900||Year 1|