Applied Computing Gower College Swansea

Undergraduate

Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

This course is aimed at students who want to experience a range of computing
and IT skills that are widely used in industry and want to keep up with emerging
technologies. The modules cover identified skills shortages within the industry and
are delivered through lectures, case studies, practical demonstrations and tutorials.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Tycoch campus

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years


Course details

Modules

Year one, Level 4 modules:
• Academic and employability skills
• Computer architecture and networks
• Data analysis and networks
• Information engineering
• Internet technologies and security
• Software Development.
Year two, Level 5 modules:
• Advanced software development
• Application development
• Database management systems
• Enterprise and innovation group project
• Project management and research methods
• Web technologies.

Assessment method

Assessment is through exams, practical tests and assignments which apply to
relevant case studies.


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 I358
Institution code G59
Campus name Tycoch campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level D D - E E E
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP

Other relevant qualifications or
experience would be considered
subject to interview.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information for England: http://www.direct.gov.uk, Further information for Northern, Ireland: http://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk, Further information for Scotland: http://www.saas.gov.uk, Further information for Wales: http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk