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What will I learn?

Graduates from this programme use their expertise to design, implement, test and maintain innovative computer based solutions to support the technological infrastructure in contemporary organisations.

Course Overview

Students on this programme will learn database design, creation, administration and the development of programs for the development of data driven applications. In the first year, you will study a broad range of subjects common to several courses within the Computing Portfolio. These provide the underpinning required for later years and allow flexibility to transfer across pathways in your first year of study.

You will focus on acquiring and using the expertise required by an information systems developer and programmer to create solutions to large and complex problems. The expertise and skills you develop from engineering software solutions as part of a team is highly regarded by employers.

Assessment

The School of Applied Computing aims to produce graduates that help shape the future of computing and information systems development. The course content is contemporary and shaped for employability through close links with local and national employers.

Students are assessed through a combination of worksheets, practicals, presentations, projects and examinations. Module assessment is often by assignment, or assignment and examination. The final mark for some modules may include one or more pieces of coursework set and completed during the module. Project work is assessed by written report and presentation.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have excellent employment prospects in the computing, teaching, lecturing and ICT industry, as well as in other areas of the economy. Recent statistics show that the vast majority are following their chosen career paths within six months of graduating.

Graduates would seek positions in fields such as application development, business systems analysis, database development and administration, information systems consultancy and management.

Which department am I in?

Computing

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 16,608) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea

UWTSD,

Kings Road,

Swansea,

SA1 8AL, Wales

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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