UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University

Software Development

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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The aim of the programme is to train and support professional computer programmers, web developers and software engineers. The course is fast-paced and heavily practical, encouraging students to combine theory and practice whilst not compromising on academic quality. The course is ideal for those who enjoy writing code, creating applications and have a wish to develop a logical approach to problem solving. On completion of this course you will receive a Foundation degree in Software Development. You will then be able to complete a top-up year to study towards a BSc in Software Development.

Course details

Modules

Examples of current modules- Introduction to Operating Systems Introduction to Programming Introduction to Databases Employment & Academic Development in Technology Introduction to Web Scripting Introduction to Web Development Level 5 Units Research Project Database Driven Websites Object-Orientated Programming Data Structures and Algorithms Interface Design

Assessment method

Level 4 100% Assignments Level 5 67% Assignments 33% Exams


How to apply

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 codeG590
Institution code M10
Campus nameOpenshaw Campus
Campus code7

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points

Students that have passed a recognised Access programme will also be considered. We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview. An interview is required for those applying who do not meet the entry requirement. You will be asked to write a 500 word academic report and/or a practical assessment to gain an understanding of your writing and technical skills prior to the course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

We would strongly recommend access to a laptop or computer to be able to undertake independent study. An External 1TB Hard Drive is required There are costs outside of academic books, printing costs and any other standard students related costs and are related specifically to the subject they are studying.
Software Development at UCEN Manchester - UCAS