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Course summary

Overview With IT services playing an important part in meeting customer requirements, DevOps and Enterprise Architecture job roles remain highly in demand (HULME, 2021). This results in a need in the market for graduates with qualifications and skills in development, architecture, and network design. This programme will help equip you with key knowledge and skills in cutting-edge computing technologies, allowing you to discover new ways to practice, analyse, design, plan, and implement network solutions to support business operations. Key facts Use and evaluate a variety of computing and technology systems software, tools and techniques Plan and manage the development and use of computing and technology systems Apply your learning in real world work settings Get on track for fulfilling the educational requirements of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, to achieve professional membership Top up your existing qualification to a UK honours degree with direct entry onto Level 5 or 6 What will I study? This programme is ideal if you wish to study computing technology and gain a broad-based qualification to further develop your knowledge, skills and career options across a range of computing and technology disciplines. It is also attractive to learners who have computing and technology related work experience and wish to gain an academic qualification in a subject area in which they are familiar. You will learn theories, methods, tools, and technologies related to the design, development, and testing of computing and technology applications. You will also be exposed to the fundamental concepts, principles, technologies, and techniques of collaboration and automation of the software development process. You will be able to apply these skills and knowledge to real-life situations, preparing you to succeed in your future career.


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Assessment method

Teaching is delivered through a mix of lectures, workshops, lab sessions, seminars, tutorials, case studies, guest/expert input, and task-based learning in guided and independent study, totalling between 4-14 hours per week (plus project work on Levels 5 and 6) You’re expected to engage in independent study, around 30 hours per week Assessments take place through mix of coursework and exams, including quizzes, tests, mock exams, practical lab exercises, presentations, Q&A and discussions, formal exams, critical report writing and in-class tests. Taught by experienced lecturers and academics who use their industry experience to demonstrate how theories translate into real-life situations Technology-enhanced learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course to guide your preparation for seminars and independent research Benefit from weekly academic support sessions designed to build your ability and confidence as an academic learner You will be assigned a guidance tutor at induction who you will meet regularly during your studies

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 with no single element below 5.5, or equivalent

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Computing with Technology at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS