The aim of the course is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. We aim to cover areas developing technical knowledge such as in networking, security, cloud computing, programming, games development and databases. Structuring the course in such a manner means students can maintain a multidisciplinary approach, having more flexibility when choosing future career options. The course is assessed entirely by coursework and includes a suitable work placement.
First year modules include Programming; Networking; Professional Practice; Database Design and Development; Security; Managing a Successful Computer Project; Computer Systems Architecture; Website Design and Development. Second year modules include: Computing Research Project; Business Intelligence; Cloud Computing; Network Security; Data Structures and Algorithm; Advanced Programming.
The course is assessed entirely by coursework.
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How to apply
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|Campus name||Willesden Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||A Pass in a suitable Access to HE Diploma is accepted.|
You will also need a suitable level of Maths and English, assessed at interview or from existing qualifications.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5500||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£5500||Year 1|