Awarded by: The Open University
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 corporate servers and big data systems, our economy places great importance on serious computing and programming skills to shape the future of society. Develop skills in computing and internet 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 skills employers require for their workforce. Included in our provision is a commitment to developing your professional skills, in order to enhance your employability upon graduation.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
23 September 2019
IIncluded in our provision is a commitment to developing your professional skills, in order to enhance your employability upon graduation.
In your first year you will cover:
•Web Design and Development
•Information Systems Fundamentals
The second year covers:
•Advanced Website Development
•Information Systems Development
•Introduction to Mobile Programming
•Internet Technologies and Security
•Scripting Technologies and Web Programming
The third year covers the following:
•Mobile Application Development
•Final Major Computing Project
•Collaborative Working and Entrepreneurial skills - optional module
•Mobile Network and Security Management - optional module
Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and other expert tuition in labs and classrooms. Assessment is through a mix of assignments, examinations, reports and presentations. As part of the course, you will be required to undertaken projects both in groups and individually.
A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by course teaching team as you complete them. The focus of the degree is the final year major project and dissertation, showcasing your high level computer skills
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Taunton Campus|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||80 UCAS Points (minimum 32 at A2 level)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||80 UCAS points|