We are living in one of the most documented and inter connected periods in our history with many aspects of our daily lives now being assisted by increasingly complex digital technology. From smartphones and smart TVs to self-driving cars and big data systems, our economy places great importance on serious computing and programming skills to shape the future of society. Develop skills in Computing and Digital Technologies and you’ll be employable the world over. The modules studied may include: • Programming and Software Fundamentals • Advanced Programming and Software Engineering • Web Application Development • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development • Advanced Networking and Cyber Security • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning • Smart Device Application Development • Extended Reality (XR) and Emerging Technologies • IoT Device Programming. You will be equipped with a range of valuable skills securely underpinned by relevant and up-to-date knowledge of the principles of computing and modern digital technologies. You will have access to a well-resourced and specialised cyber security and networking laboratory where they will have the opportunity to practice the skills and knowledge gained in the theoretical sessions. The programme fosters autonomy within the student body in their professional development and a professional approach, bound by professional codes of conduct appropriate to employment within the computing sector. You will have the opportunity to develop products and/or relationships with regional, national and international companies involved with Computing and Digital Technologies as well as foster your own professional skills. The programme incorporates various modes of delivery for flexibility and diversity, helping to support your learning by tools such as, Smartboards, Virtual Learning Environments, Forums, online tutorials and learning materials. Progression Opportunities As a Computing and Digital Technologies graduate, you will be equipped with a range of professional and technical skills that are all highly desirable to prospective employers. Moreover, you’ll have experience of working in real-world environments and on real-world projects where adaptability and the ability to handle pressure are essential
The modules studied may include: • Programming and Software Fundamentals • Advanced Programming and Software Engineering • Web Application Development • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development • Advanced Networking and Cyber Security • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning • Smart Device Application Development • Extended Reality (XR) and Emerging Technologies • IoT Device Programming.
Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and offer expert tuition in labs and classrooms. Assessment is through a mix of assignments, practical work, reports and presentations. There are no formal examinations, only coursework. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually using industry-standard software and access to specialist resources such as the Extended Reality, Cyber Security and Networking Labs. A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team as you complete them. The focus of the degree is the final year computing project, showcasing your high-level computer skills in a practical project of your choice. This course is typically delivered on-site two days a week across the academic year.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applications are required to apply through UCAS
Typically entrants will possess: • Foundation Degree • or an HND • or an equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline and 4 GCSEs to include English and Maths
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
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