University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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

Cloud Software Development with Foundation Year

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Course summary

This programme is designed for students interested in software engineering but specialising in areas such as virtualisation and the computer systems used in data centres that support cloud based services. They would also be interested in databases and developing an understanding of managing and analysing big data, and implementing cloud services. Applicants for this programme will be interested in software engineering and networked application development and are likely to have some web programming experience. Students will study a balance of modules around the themes of data storage technologies and cloud based services including both the provision and consumption of those services. Students entering at Foundation Year will gain confidence in the general Computing area before studying at the higher levels.

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year (Cert HE STEM) • Academic Skills (20 credits; compulsory) • Analysing and Solving Problems (20 credits; compulsory) • Integrating Project (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Computer Programming (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Computer Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Mathematics and Science (20 credits; compulsory). 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) • Cloud Computing Architecture (20 credits; compulsory) • 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). Year Three – Level 6 (BSc) • Cloud-Based Web Services (20 credits; compulsory) • Emerging Trends (20 credits; compulsory / optional (DDA) / optional (PT)) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Industrial Based Research (20 credits; optional (DDA) / optional (PT)) • Socket Programming and Concurrency (20 credits; compulsory) • Software Engineering Principles and Practice (20 credits; compulsory).

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of worksheets, practicals, presentations, projects and examinations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CSD8
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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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
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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Cloud Software Development with Foundation Year at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS