The UA92 BSc (Hons) Accelerated Computer Science equips graduates to operate as highly skilled and reflective professionals in the fast-changing field of computing. A practical understanding of the design and implementation of software solutions will be studied alongside the underlying theory and principles of key technologies. An appreciation of the human and organisational aspects along with key legal, social, ethical and professional issues will be studied in context. By studying this course, you will develop strong communication skills enabling you to communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. This courses places a strong emphasis on the development of programming skills early on. As you progress through your studies more advanced practical and intellectual skills will be developed. At the final stage, research and critical thinking skills are further developed to prepare you as a future graduate to operate reflectively and to continuously develop as a professional. You will also be able to learn new technologies, languages and approaches in this rapidly evolving domain. This course has been co-designed with industry partners and will continue to be reviewed and updated on a regular basis. Your UA92 degree goes far beyond the traditional academic experience. UA92 provides you with more than just a degree, we aim to prepare you for life. Through the course you will study a series of subject modules but will also undertake our credit bearing character and personal development curriculum modules, based on an industry set brief, which will help you to situate your subject knowledge and personal skills in industry. Our ambition is to take you on a personal development journey. It’s about discovering just how much you’re capable of and graduating a better version of you. From leadership to resilience and effective team working, it’s all covered by our Character and Personal Development curriculum.
No traditional end-of-year exams You are assessed within each subject module – so you learn it, then you prove it. Assessment methods include individual and group work which is undertaken in a range of formats related to your subject. This may include writing an essay or producing a report, presenting findings or creating audio/visual projects. Practical assessment is favoured where possible, for example, Media and Communication students producing a Podcast, or Sports Coaching students running a coaching session. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£10800||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£10800||Year 1|