HNC Applied Computing is one year (or two year PT) programme which delivers computing content such as networking fundamentals, computer programming, database analysis, study skills and data visualisation.
Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BSc) • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Data Analysis and Visualisation (20 credits; optional) • Introduction to Web and Database Concepts (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Mathematics (20 credits; optional) • Networks and Cyber Security Essentials (20 credits; compulsory) • Software Development (20 credits; compulsory).
The School of Applied Computing aims to produce graduates that help shape the future of computing and information systems development. The course content is contemporary and shaped for employability through close links with local and national employers. 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. Students are encouraged to use our links with Software Alliance Wales and Go Wales to work on commercial schemes for their Major Project module. Go Wales provides the opportunity of paid work placements with local businesses.
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.
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- SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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