Computing

Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group
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Course summary

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This course has been developed in collaboration with local employers throughout the region, so you’ll get the relevant skills to prepare you for the challenges present in the ever-evolving computing industry. There is a significant demand for individuals who can design, develop, implement and manage networked environments, develop websites and software applications, design and develop database applications, and create interactive multimedia-based applications. This course will prepare you for the challenges and developments in the computing industry. You will be given student membership of the British Computer Society (BCS), allowing you to participate in continuing professional development activities and events. You will also benefit from guest lectures and question and answer sessions with experts from industry. This course will help you develop a variety of computing skills that allow you to pursue a career in website development, IT consultancy, software development, network technician, IT training or other industry related roles. Academic progression is available through a one-year BSc (Hons) Top-Up degrees.

Course details

Modules

Year One: Information Systems and Databases, Network Design Fundamentals, Academic Study Skills, Programming Fundamentals, Dynamic Website Development, Personal Development, Work Related Learning. Year 2: Object Orientated Programming, Secure Website Development, Intelligent Systems, Internet of Things, Professional Development, Work Based Learning.

Assessment method

Teaching and learning methods are widely varied including lectures, seminars, demonstrations and self-directed study. Assessment is carried out through written assignments, practical work, case-studies, presentations and projects


Unistats information

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How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeG400
Institution code N23
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma Please contact Admissions through [email protected]
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM
Scottish Advanced Higher CC

Applicants are normally expected to have achieved grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.


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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS