Graduates will develop skills that include: web design, server-side programming, client-side scripting and database development. Students will also develop an appreciation of the important concepts of software design, usability and database administration.
Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BSc) • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Data Analysis and Visualisation (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Web and Database Concepts (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Networks and Cyber Security Essentials (20 credits; compulsory) • Software Development (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BSc) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Data Security and Compliance (20 credits; compulsory) • Databases and Application Development (20 credits; compulsory) • Network Operating Systems and Services (20 credits; compulsory) • Object Oriented Programming and Algorithms (20 credits; compulsory) • Web and Mobile Technologies (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BSc) • Cloud-Based Web Services (20 credits; compulsory) • Emerging Trends (20 credits; compulsory / optional (PT)) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Industrial Based Research (20 credits; optional (PT)) • Software Engineering Principles and Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Usability Engineering (20 credits; compulsory).
Students are assessed through a combination of worksheets, practicals, presentations, projects and examinations. Module assessment is often by assignment, or assignment and examination. The final mark for some modules may include one or more pieces of coursework set and completed during the module. Project work is assessed by written report and presentation.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Computer Society
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.
- Course code:
- Institution code:
- Campus name:
- SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
- Campus code:
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|