Newcastle College University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course has been developed in collaboration with local employers throughout the region, so you’ll get the relevant skills to prepare you for the challenges present in the ever-evolving computing industry. There is a significant demand for individuals who can design, develop, implement and manage networked environments, develop websites and software applications, design and develop database applications, and create interactive multimedia-based applications. This course will prepare you for the challenges and developments in the computing industry. You will be given student membership of the British Computer Society (BCS), allowing you to participate in continuing professional development activities and events. You will also benefit from guest lectures and question and answer sessions with experts from industry. This course will help you develop a variety of computing skills that allow you to pursue a career in website development, IT consultancy, software development, network technician, IT training or other industry related roles. Academic progression is available through a one-year BSc (Hons) Top-Up degrees.
Year One: Academic Study Skills, Network Design Fundamentals, Information Systems Development, Personal Development, Programming Fundamentals, Website Fundamentals, Work-Related Learning. Year Two: Digital Training and Development, Intelligent Systems, Object Oriented Programming, Professional Development, Web and Information Security, Work-Related Learning.
Teaching and learning methods are widely varied including lectures, seminars, demonstrations and self-directed study. Assessment is carried out through written assignments, practical work, case-studies, presentations and projects
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Please contact Admissions through firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CC|
Applicants are normally expected to have achieved grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.
Fees and funding
|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|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.