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University Centre West Anglia

Computer Science

UCAS Code: L100

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

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.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

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.

Modules

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.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,490
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,490
per year
Scotland
£8,490
per year
Wales
£8,490
per year

The Uni


Course location:

King's Lynn Campus

Department:

Mathematics, Science and Computing

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