Exeter College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that are essential for success in the current and future computing industry sector. It will also prepare you for continued study at Honours degree level. Using the faculty’s IT lab facilities, with technical support and modern classroom settings, you will study a range of leading edge computing topics that will prepare you for the challenges faced by this rapidly changing industry. Practical sessions include building, programming and testing robots, performing forensic analysis of computing devices and designing and programming virtual reality applications. How will I be taught and assessed? The programme is delivered through theoretical sessions and practical workshops. In addition, you will be expected to research topics and complete assignments outside class time. You will be assessed through coursework that can be either written work, question and answer sessions or practical demonstrations. You could progress to… By studying this HND course, you will develop skills and understanding of exciting new technologies which will enable you to forge a career within this expanding industry sector. This is an established qualification recognised by employers within the industry. This programme also gives you the possibility of progression pathways on to university honours degree courses in their year 2 or 3. You could go on to careers in… Artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, virtual reality development or digital forensics in job roles such as: software engineer, business analyst, IT consultant, robotics engineer, VR system designer or programmer, games software developer, forensics technician. Units (for guidance only) › Computing Research Project › Business Intelligence › Artificial Intelligence › Cloud Computing › Robotics › Virtual & Augmented Reality Development › Games Development
The programme is delivered through theoretical sessions and practical workshops. In addition, you will be expected to research topics and complete assignments outside class time. You will be assessed through coursework that can be either written work, question and answer sessions or practical demonstrations.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||You will need 64 UCAS tariff points (minimum). You will also hold a Level 4 Computing qualification equivalent to the HNC Computing at Merit level. All applicants must have GCSE English and Maths at grade C (4) or above or equivalent. Those without formal qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7495||Year 1|