Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 17 September 2020
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 390
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Sinead.McGee@swc.ac.uk
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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.
Work Placement is an integral part of this course, providing students with on-the-job training that provides valuable employability skills for their future career. Upon successful interview, you will be placed with a company for four days a week while attending college one day a week for the duration of this course.
Terms & Conditions
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.
The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
Programming in C+;
Programming Mobile Applications for Android;
Systems Analysis and Design;
Web Application Development;
Assessment is by the use of coursework assignments with some module examinations throughout the duration of the course.
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.
Minimum 50 UCAS points, and grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or recognised equivalent). Entry is also subject to successful interview. Applicants who do not meet the
formal entry requirements may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APEL). Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics is required.