This course will allow you to develop a range of specialist technical
skills, enabling you to meet the demands of employers in the
computing sector and to adapt to a constantly changing world.
You will benefit from our excellent cutting-edge computing facilities,
small student groups and extremely supportive, industry-experienced
teaching staff. The part-time study option offers
students the opportunity to combine professional development with
their current employment.
During this course you will have the opportunity to study a range of
options, including programming; networking; professional practice;
database design & development; security; managing a successful
computing project; systems development life cycle; web development.
You will be able to progress onto a HND or Degree in Computing or a related field. Network Engineer, Systems Architect, Data Analyst, IT Security Analyst, Web Developer are all possible examples of a wide range of job titles associated with the qualification.
Assessment is made through a variety of coursework assignments
including case studies providing solutions to realistic computing
problems, practical assessments and computer-based tests. There
are no formal examinations associated with this course. Teaching
methods include lectures, practical sessions, group work, tutorials and
workshops. In addition, substantial learning resources and support
material are available online for home study.
Significant additional study will be required outside of the program to be successful. If working then the support of your employer would be a significant benefit to successful completion.
There may be the opportunity to study for industry specific qualifications as part of the course.