This course is subject to revalidation This course is aimed at students who want to experience a range of computing and IT skills that are widely used in industry and want to keep up with emerging technologies. The modules cover identified skills shortages within the industry and are delivered through lectures, case studies, practical demonstrations and tutorials. On completion, students can progress to the final year of the BSc(Hons) course in Computing with University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD).
Year one, Level 4 modules: • Academic and employability skills • Computer architecture and networks • Data analysis and visualisation • Information engineering • Internet technologies and security • Software Development. Year two, Level 5 modules: Routing and Switching concepts • Application development • Database management systems • Enterprise and innovation group project • Project management and research methods • Web technologies.
Assessment is through exams, practical tests and assignments which apply to relevant case studies.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Tycoch campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|A level||DD - EEE|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MP|
Other relevant qualifications or experience would be considered subject to interview.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Gower College Swansea
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Bethan Hughes (Admissions)