Internet of Things at NESCOT - UCAS


Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Internet of Things

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Course summary

The Foundation Degree in The Internet of Things will equip students with the knowledge and skills for further training and/or employment in the emerging field of connectivity between objects, people, devices and networks. Upon completion of the programme students will be able to: Demonstrate critical understanding and knowledge of principles and techniques across a range of technical (hardware, software, interconnected) solutions to users’ problems Apply principles of computer science to create a range of software and hardware entities Analyse, design, develop and evaluate a range of projects that utilise core concepts of computing in the Internet of Things Work effectively independently and as part of a team Develop and utilise transferable skills and enhance subject-specific expertise in the technology associated with the Internet of Things The course aims to develop students: As independent reflective practitioners, with a sound understanding of the wider issues relating to the Internet of Things Willing to investigate appropriate technological problem solving, supported by research and theory, to meet the needs of clients and users. Who understand the significance of regulatory legislative, quality frameworks and application of the Internet of Things, within national and international contexts, and the societal and cultural uses and impact of such technologies. Personal and practical skills, required to build relationships; lead change; communicate effectively; teamwork and to utilise current and emerging ICT and social media platforms safely.


Year 1 Software Fundamentals Hardware Fundamentals Networking Fundamentals Professional Skills Placement Year 2 Placement Project Application of Internet of Things Software Development for AI and Robotics Robotics Development

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Traditional Entry Route: Level 3 Computing qualification (or equivalent such as engineering) at merit average or above (eg. BTEC – MMM or above, T-level merit or above) And / or A-Levels in relevant subjects will also be considered at a minimum of 96 UCAS points Evidence of level 2 Literacy is required, for example key skills or functional skills at level 2 or GCSE English language at Grade C/4 or above. If applicants do not have evidence of Literacy at level 2, it will be necessary to complete a piece of writing to demonstrate competence in written English. Other entry routes: Will consider a range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer. Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) is offered for those who are unsure of the current value of their qualifications or have gained experience working in computing related industry without a traditional Level 3 qualification. We actively welcome applications from mature students from a variety of backgrounds. We are seeking people who wish to bring graduate leadership to employment settings where the skills and knowledge gained on the course can improve productivity and employment prospects. Other Requirements: The selection process involves an interview at Nescot, including a programming task to measure ability to solve logical problems. Potential students are expected to seek out a suitable work placement and/or be in employment in the technology sector prior to starting the programme. Overseas students need a minimum IELTs score of 6.5 to show competence in all four assessed areas.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1
EU £8500 Year 1
International £8500 Year 1

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Internet of Things at NESCOT - UCAS