BSc Computing Technologies Extended Degree

BSc Computing Technologies Extended Degree

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 03 Jan 2020

Description

The extended BSc Computing Technologies course is an excellent choice for those who are looking to pursue a career in computing technologies but don’t have the necessary entry requirements or knowledge.The programme provides the necessary foundation and background in computing while boosting the confidence and knowledge of students looking to join the full honours degree course at the right level. Surrounded by professionals in a supportive and inspiring environment, our individuals develop essential skills for a successful career in a number of computing related areas including the internet of everything, networking, cyber security, web and mobile app design, and data analytics.

Intakes

INTAKE CAMPUS START DATE CLASS SCHEDULE
May 2019 London Campus 22/06/2019 2 Days per week Monday 9:30-15:30
Friday 9:30-15:30
May 2019 London Campus 22/06/2019 2 evenings plus Saturday Monday 18:0-21:0
Friday 18:0-21:0
May 2019 Birmingham Campus 22/06/2019 2 Days per week Monday 9:30-15:30
Friday 9:30-15:30
May 2019 Birmingham Campus 22/06/2019 2 evenings plus Saturday Monday 18:0-21:0
Friday 18:0-21:0
May 2019 Manchester Campus 22/06/2019 2 Days per week Monday 9:30-15:30
Friday 9:30-15:30
May 2019 Manchester Campus 22/06/2019 2 evenings plus Saturday Monday 18:0-21:0
Friday 18:0-21:0
January 2020 London Campus 14/01/2020 2 Evenings plus Saturday Monday 18:0-21:0
Friday 18:0-21:0

Entry Requirements

GCSE Maths at grades D, or equivalent are required for entry. Functional Skills Level 2, is accepted as equivalent. This can be exempted by successfully passing the QA Higher Education Maths test (score 6 out of 15). Mandatory applicants need to successfully pass the QA Higher Education English test (minimum 55%). IELTS 5.5 with no component less than 5.0 in each band, or equivalent. This can be exempted by successfully passing the QA Higher Education test (minimum 55%). For each level, we offer non-standard entry routes for students. Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector. Please contact our team to discuss your existing qualifications and we will be able to recommend the most suitable entry point for you.

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Entry Required Documents

1. Personal Statement

A personal statement is an essay that the student must write to apply to study at the university. Its purpose is to summarise your skills and experience and help you gain a place at your desired course. It must include the name of the university and the name of the course. You have to mention why are you applying to this particular university and what do you hope to achieve after the course, career wise. A well written personal statement will help you stand out in the crowd and secure you a place at your dream university. You can follow a specific guide to answer to some expected questions, however, you must not mention them in the essay. Have a clear, cursive structure and write a minimum of 250 words.

 

2. Copy of ID (National ID or Passport)

You need to upload one of these documents.

 

3. Copy of Transcript of Results

This can be avoided in certain situations. One of our operators will call you to find out if it is mandatory or not.

 

4. Application Form

You must fill the application form. The form must be signed in original.

 

5. International Baccalaureate Diploma (for EU students) or Level 3

If you are a EU student and you don’t have an International Baccalaureate Diploma, you can still apply with a Level 3 Diploma and relevant work experience(Level 3 qualification – 60 UCAS points).

Assessment Methods

  • English Writing Test
  • Academic Interview

Modules

Foundation Year
  • Communication for Academic Purposes 1
  • Communication for Academic Purposes 2
  • Extended Project
  • Foundations in Programming
  • Foundations of Computer Systems
  • Operational Mathematics
Year 2
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile App Design and Development
  • Network Design and Troubleshooting
  • User Experience Design
  • Web Application Security
Year 1
  • Object Orientated Programming
  • Data Communication and Network Routing
  • Data Modelling and SQL Language
  • Maths and Algorithms
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Web Development
Year 3
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Designing and Developing Products for the Internet of Everything (IoE)
  • Dissertation (Major Computing Project)
  • Project Management and Professional Issues

Your career

After finishing this course, you will have the necessary flexible skills to succeed in the inspiring environment of computing technologies. You will have a real-life business approach that will make you ready for such a competitive industry. You will learn how computers work and how they can be used to improve the quality of our life while also developing software applications and understanding the principles behind technology. You will be a career ready individual with the confidence to master any technical and creative aspects relevant to your degree.

Cyber security analysts

Cyber security analysts help to protect an organisation by employing a range of technologies and processes to prevent, detect and manage cyber threats.

Game Designer

As a game designer, you’ll be the centre of creativity at the heart of producing a new game. You’ll bring ideas, build prototypes, create interactive narration and develop the game’s mechanics

Application Developer

Applications developers translate software requirements into workable programming code and maintain and develop programs for use in business.

IT Consultant

Your role as an IT consultant will be to work in partnership with clients, advising them how to use information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems.

Web Designer

Web designers plan, create and code web pages, using both technical and non-technical skills to produce websites that fit their customer’s requirements.

 

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