Applied Computing at Gower College Swansea - UCAS

Gower College Swansea

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

Applied Computing

Course summary

This is a full time course for students who want experience a wide range of Computing and IT Skills that are widely used in Industry. Students should have a keen interest in Computing/IT and want to keep up with emerging technologies and understand where they are important to a company’s business model. Successful students can progress from the programme direct into the final year of BSc Computing related degree at UWTSD. The course covers modules that identifies the skill shortage within IT/Computing, that include: academic and employability skills for HE students, computer architecture and networks, software development, information engineering, data analysis and visualisation, internet technologies and security, routing and switching concepts, application development, database management systems, web technologies, project management and research methods and - for those students who are interested in setting up and running their own business - there is an enterprise / innovation module. 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: • 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 - [email protected] or on +44 1792 284007.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please note that subjects at A Level, Pearson BTEC (National Diploma/Extended Diploma) or Access to HE should/may include ICT, Computing or similar. However, Other relevant qualifications would be considered subject to interview and relevant academic experience. Mature student who have relevant experience and do not have the formal entry requirements will also be considered and will be subject to interview. 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

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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