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City College Plymouth

Software Development

UCAS Code: G602

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

A Graduate of the FdSc Software Development is someone who has studied the fundamental technical aspects of computing. They have chosen an academic pathway that enables them to develop further their understanding of how reliable and secure software is developed. They will have developed software using a variety of different paradigms, using a range of languages and will have developed confidence in being able to use any new languages that they are required to use in the future. They will understand how to use models in the software development process to model systems and organisations, and to solve complex software development problems. They will also be able to program user interfaces that are fit for their intended purpose, allowing users to interact with systems securely and safely. They will have taken opportunities to meet with local businesses in the digital industries, and applied their knowledge and skills to developing software solutions to computing problems.

Modules

The course includes the following subjects: computer platforms, project management, analysis and design of software, program concepts, mathematics for software development, data analysis and database design, human – computer interface, data structures and algorithms, research project, statistical and computational mathematics.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through a mixture of coursework, in-class tests and examinations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,450
per year
England
£7,450
per year
EU
£7,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,450
per year
Scotland
£7,450
per year
Wales
£7,450
per year

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Course location:

City College Plymouth

Department:

Creative, Cultural and Digital Industries

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