The Cornwall College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The programme is designed as a one year top-up to the FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development programme offered at Cornwall College or an equivalent FdSc. It offers development and in depth study in the field of evolving computing technologies and also gives you the opportunity to further your specialisation in either the field of networking or software development. The preparation of study for vendor certifications alongside the academic qualification ensures you will meet the needs of industry.
You will study an individual 40-credit project module, together with a common core of 60 credits. These include E-Business for the Entrepreneur, Digital Forensics and Agile Methods. There are a further 20 credits of electives for you to choose, from either the Networking route, studying Advanced Networking, or the Software Development route, studying Advanced Object Oriented Programming. Programme content is informed by and supported by national and local industry.
Study will be through formal lectures, tutor led seminars, blended learning and self-directed research and study. There will be practical workshops in computer suites and in the Cisco Networking Lab.
Assessment is by means of written reports, presentations, case studies, in-class tests and skills based assessments.
Possible careers available with this qualification:
Network Security Specialist
Network Engineer Manager
Network Technician Manager
Agile Project Manager
Indicative Modules: - Honours Project - Entrepreneurship for E-Business - Digital Forensics - Agile Methods - Cloud Computing & Security Networking Pathway - Advanced Networking Software Development Pathway - Advanced Object Oriented Programming
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject. All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis. HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.cornwall.ac.uk
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,950||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8,600||Year 1|