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Ulster University Foundation Degree in Science in Computing

Level 5
Full-Time/Part-Time
22/23
EXC50002
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Overview

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.

Modules are subject to change.

  • Unit : Computer Technologies
  • Unit : Computing Mathematics
  • Unit : Programming in Python and Java
  • Unit : Programming Mobile Applications for Android
  • Unit : Database Systems Design and Application
  • Unit : Software Systems
  • Unit : Interactive Web Authoring
  • Unit : Computer Networks
  • Unit : Server Management and Work-based Learning (The Work-Based Learning Module requires learners to complete an industrial placement of 400 hours.)
  • Unit : Emerging Technologies
  • Unit : Network Database Management Systems
  • Unit : Network Database Management Systems (Dungannon Campus - Year 2 Semester 1) (Erne Campus - Year 2 Semester 1)
  • Unit : Software Testing and Administration (Dungannon Campus - Year 2 Semester 1) (Omagh Campus - Year 2 Semester 1)
  • Unit : Programming Mobile Devices (Dungannon Campus - Year 2 Semester 2) (Erne Campus Year 2 Semester 2)
  • Unit : Emerging Technologies (Dungannon Campus Year 2 Semester 2) (Omagh Campus - Year 2 Semester 2)
  • Unit : Programming Mobile Applications (Dungannon Campus - Year 2 Semester 2) (Erne Campus - Year 2 Semester 2)

A minimum of 64 (CC) UCAS tariff points for Full-time, 56 (CD) UCAS tariff points for Part-time, with grade C or above for GCSE English and Maths.

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).

In the event of over-subscription entry criteria may be enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements.

Assessment is by the use of coursework assignments with some module examinations throughout the duration of the course.

The articulation route is to BSc (Hons) Computing Science (Top-Up) (Validated by The Open University) offered Full-Time at SWC Dungannon/Enniskillen/Omagh Campuses or Part-Time at SWC Dungannon/Enniskillen Campuses.

Students can also progress to Ulster University BSc Computing Science at Jordanstown or Magee Campuses or other University programmes (subject to eligibility criteria).

Career Opportunities

Software Engineering

Web Developer

App Developer

Database Administrator

Security Specialist

Analyst

Technician/Systems Administrator

*The fees quoted are payable for each year.

5 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

dungannon

Full-Time

P5002DF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

20

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £2,700.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

dungannon

Part-Time

P5002DP10A

Session Code

3 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

13

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

14/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-22:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £1,060.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

enniskillen

Full-Time

P5002EF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

20

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

13/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £2,700.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

enniskillen

Part-Time

P5002EP10A

Session Code

3 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

13

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-22:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £1,060.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

omagh

Full-Time

P5002OF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

20

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee £2,700.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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