University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The computing and digital technology sector in the Uk is growing year on year and now has a turnover of around £184bn and employs 1.1 million people. The digital and technology sector is a government priority and have been identified as key to the economic growth of the Uk. This course will provide you with the skills you need to succeed in the digital technology and computer science sector, helping you to find work in this exciting fast paced constantly evolving industry. Our course in Computer Science has a strong emphasis on the practical skills required to gain employment in the technical digital. As well as practical skills in programming you will also cover areas such as databases, web and mobile app development, graphics, cyber security and computer networks. We will provide you with the technical tools and knowledge to develop software for a variety of applications. You will also learn about the science behind computing and principles behind emerging technologies such and artificial intelligence and control systems.
Modules may include: Level 4 Computer networks Web and App Development Principles of Programming Principles of Databases Principles of Cyber Security Professional Development Level 5 Introduction to AI Software Development Data Analysis and Modelling Project
You will assessed in a variety of ways including: practical tasks, portfolios, essays, case studies and presentations.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.
|A level||DD||Two D grades at A Level, one of which to be in a relevant subject.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP||In a relevant subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 24 credits||Overall pass with 60 credits, with 24 credits to be at a Merit grade in a relevant subject|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MP||In a relevant subject.|
English language requirements
English Language Grade C or above (grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards). Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs. IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any component.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7950||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7950||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College
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