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

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Course Content

Computer Technologies; Computing Mathematics; Programming in C#; Programming Mobile Applications for Android; Database; Systems Analysis and Design; Professional Development; Web Application Development; Network Databases; Computer Networks; Server Management; and Work-based Learning. The Work-based learning takes place in second year when learners complete an industrial placement of 400 hours.

Assessment Method

Assessment is by the use of coursework assignments and end of 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 : part-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 (80 in old UCAS points) for full-time and part-time applicants is required. For fast-track applicants the UCAS tariff is 48 points (120 in old UCAS point). For all programmes a minimum of Grade C is required for GCSE English and Maths. In the event of over-subscription entry criteria may be enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements.

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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.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £2,500.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £2,500.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 09:00–16:30
Fee: £225.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £2,500.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 18 September 2017
Time: 09:00–17:00
Fee: £225.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 20 September 2017
Time: 09:00–17:00
Fee: £225.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 21 September 2017
Time: 08:30–08:30
Fee: £225.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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