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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.
This course is offered through the Higher Level Apprenticeship pathway - Higher Level Apprenticeships.
Dungannon (Options Available)
A minimum of 56 UCAS points, with grade C or above in 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). Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics is required.
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).
Applicants need to be in computing employment on entry to course.
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