Gower College Swansea

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Applied Computing

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Course summary

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).

Course details


Year one, Level 4 modules: • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems • Data Analysis and Visualisation • Introduction to Web and Database Concepts • Academic and Employability Skills • Networks and Cyber Security Essentials • Software Development Year two, Level 5 modules: • Advanced Networking • Enterprise and Innovation Group Project • Databases and Application Development • Data Security and Compliance • Network Operating Systems and Services • Web and Mobile Technologies

Assessment method

Assessment is through exams, practical tests and assignments which apply to relevant case studies.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Accreditation of Prior learning The University of Wales Trinity Saint David welcomes applications on the basis of prior learning, further details can be found at https://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/academic-office/

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

There may be additional costs associated with this course i.e: •travel to and from college, or placement •photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks) •printing and binding •gowns for graduation ceremonies * College Bursary - a bursary of £1000 can be received (criteria apply) see website for details
Applied Computing at Gower College Swansea - UCAS