Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Science in Computing

Ulster University

Level 5

Description

This course is designed around the computing requirements of local industry. / Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, 'soft' skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.

Schedule

Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, 'soft' skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.

Assessment Method

Assessment is by the use of coursework assignments with some module examinations throughout the duration of the course.

Progression Opportunities

The articulation route for successful graduates from the South West College Foundation Degree in Science in Computing is as follows and depends on the overall grade achieved: / Ulster University BSc Hons Computing Science (Full-time / Jordanstown). / Ulster University BSc Hons Computing Systems (Part-time / Jordanstown). / Ulster University BSc Hons Computer Science (Full-time: art-time / Magee). / You may also progress to other universities to complete your degree.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of 32 UCAS tariff points for part-time applicants is required. Grade C or above is required for GCSE English and Mathematics (or recognised equivalent). Entry is also subject to successful interview. / Tariff points with grade C or above for GCSE English and Maths. / Applicants who do not meet the formal entry requirements may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APEL). Grade C in GCSE English and maths is required. / In the event of over-subscription entry criteria may be enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements.

Further Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year. Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: TBC
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: TBC
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: TBC
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2018
Day: TBA
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £250.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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