West Suffolk College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

Computing and Digital Technology

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Course summary

The course covers a range of topics in computing and digital technology, including the development of apps, tools, services and systems across multiple platforms and devices (desktop, mobile, tablet, smart systems, IoT and the Cloud). Topics will include software development, data and databases, computer systems, computer networking, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, etc. Students will learn a variety of programming languages, e.g. C#, C++, Java, Python, etc., and development tools and such as Visual Studio, Android Studio and XCode, building industry-relevant skills that are in demand in across various industries. Our new Immersive XR Lab provides virtual, augmented and mixed reality technology including headsets, haptics, biometrics, and motion devices to enable you to explore cutting edge technology.


Year 1 Coding, Prototyping and Internet of Things Projects, Testing and Performance Web Development Mobile and Smart Device Experiences Interaction and User Experience Design Principles of Computing Year 2 Multiuser Experiences Research Skills and Industry Engagement High-Level Programming for Experiences Smart Systems Development Computer Systems and Networking Database Systems Year 3 Final Project Reality, Immersion and Innovation Middleware, Tools and APIs Interactive Visualisation and AI Cybersecurity

Assessment method

A wide variety of assessment methods are used on the course, including the creation of mobile apps, desktop applications, interactive experiences, prototypes, and IoT devices, depending on the options taken. In addition, assessments such as reports, portfolios, presentations, and exhibitions will enable you to present your ideas and demonstrate understanding of concepts.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students not meeting exact requirements can be assessed on a case-by-case basis, particularly where industry experience is evident. Students may be able to enter at year two if evidence of relevant prior qualifications or learning is available (more information upon request)

Additional entry requirements


Non-standard applicants who do not meet the published entry requirements maybe considered on an individual basis and we encourage such applicants to contact [email protected] for further guidance.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing and Digital Technology at West Suffolk College - UCAS