University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Computing and Digital Technologies University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University

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TEF Silver

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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We are living in one of the most documented, recorded, analysed and inter-connected periods in our history with many aspects of our daily lives now being assisted by increasingly complex computerised technology. From smartphones and smart TVs to self-driving cars and gig data systems, our economy places great importance on serious computing and programming skills to shape the future of society. Develop skills in computing and digital technologies and you'll be employable the world over. This industry sector continues to grow and this degree has been carefully designed to equip you with the vital technical skills employers require for their workforce. Included in our provision is a commitment to developing your professional skills, in order to enhance our employability upon graduation.

Course details

Modules

Year 1

  • Programming and Software Fundamentals
  • Web Application Development
  • Networking and Cyber Security Essentials
  • Databases and Information Systems
  • 3D Visualisation and Interaction Fundamentals
  • Professional Skills and Practices

Year 2

  • Advanced Programming and Software Engineering
  • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development
  • Advanced Networking and Cyber Security
  • Big Data and Data Science
  • Virtual Reality and Immersive Technologies
  • Digital Technologies Industry Project

Year 3

  • Software Development and Quality Assurance
  • Smart Device Application Development
  • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Individual Professional Project

Assessment method

Assessment is through a mix of assignments, examinations and presentations. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually.

A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team while you complete them. There is also an assessed period of work experience as part of the course.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code I160
Institution code B70
Campus name Taunton Campus
Campus code T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Students would be required to have achieved a relevant subject qualification and achieve an Academic IELTS of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in each component


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,800 Year 1
England £7,800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,800 Year 1
Scotland £7,800 Year 1
Wales £7,800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College
Bath Road
Bridgwater
TA6 4PZ


Clearing contact details

Clearing Contact Details

01278 441373

Fax: 01278 444363

Additional information

Thursday 15 August - 0800 - 2000 Friday 16 August - 0800 - 1800 Saturday 17 August - 1000 - 1400 week commencing 19 August - Monday - Thursday 0830 - 1700 Friday 0830 - 1630


Course contact details

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Information and Guidance

01278 441234