Course Information

QAN AS Computer Programming (CCEA L3 Software Systems Development)

Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Cookstown
Week Starting: 15 September 2020
Day: Tuesday
Time: 16:00–20:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Fee: 221
Reduced Fee: £137.00
Places Available: 15
Course Coordinator: Sinead.McGee@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 15 September 2020
Day: Tuesday
Time: 16:00–20:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Fee: 221
Reduced Fee: £137.00
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Sinead.McGee@swc.ac.uk

Description

This course is aimed at developing programming skills and emphasis on object oriented development and event driven programming.

Course Content

Develop a genuine interest in software systems development with a focus on programming

  • Develop an understanding of systems approaches and modelling techniques to support software development
  • Develop software development skills that will prepare them for work in today’s software industry
  • Participate in the development of a software project using a complete software development process
  • Apply their skills to relevant work-related scenarios
  • Work with others in group settings
  • Research, develop and present their findings in a variety of formats
  • Develop advanced study skills in preparation for third level education

    Optional Modules

    N/A

    Assessment Method

    AS 1: Introduction to Object Oriented Development: 2 hr written exam 50% of AS (25% of A Level)

  • AS 2: Event Driven Programming: Internal Assessment – portfolio showing evidence of designing, implementing, testing and evaluating an event driven application : 50% of AS (25% of A Level)A2 1: Systems Approaches and Database Concepts: 2 hr written exam 25% of A LevelA2 2: Implementing Solutions: Internal Assessment – portfolio showing evidence of designing, implementing, testing and evaluating an event driven application : 25% of A Level

    Progression Opportunities

    An Advanced GCE AS or full A Level in Software Systems Development combines well with almost all other AS and Advanced GCE subjects. Taken with Mathematics and Science, it supports applications for any IT-based University courses. Taken with Languages or Arts it supports an equally wide range of university courses such as Communications, Media, Business and Management.

    Entry Requirements

    Maths and English GCSE at C or above