This degree course is for anyone wishing to work in computing, networking, business information systems, or anyone wishing to progress to a PGCE and work either as a teacher or lecturer. Like all higher level computing courses at the college the Foundation Degree is module based and covers the basic areas of computing and Information Technology.
The course offers the following modules:
Year 1 - Fundamentals of design - software design methodologies. - Introduction to programming - using C# - Computer systems - how computers work, the CPU, computer logic and CISCO CCNA-RS Semester 1 - Understanding the work sector - an overview of issues concerned with the IT sector - Work based learning - work placement Year 2 - Software Engineering - work in teams to solve realistic data processing problem (Or further Work Placement) - Object Oriented C++ - further programming using C++ - Database design and implementation - Using MySQL - Network Routing - follows the CISCO CCNA-RS semester 2 syllabus. - Interaction and usability - design of interactive software - Network Service Engineering - configuration of network services and scripting Module choice is subject to change.
How to apply
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||King's Lynn campus|
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||
64 UCAS tariff points from A-levels in suitable subjects or equivalent level 3 qualification (30 level 3 grades at merit grade are required). Applicants must also have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (4 points) or above, to include English and maths.
Interview may be required.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8,490||Year 1|