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Computing (Application Development) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    G491

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    128th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    108th

    2 (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

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    107

  • Graduate Prospects

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    63

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.99

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

While it’s possible to become a mobile app developer by studying short online courses independently, our BSc (Hons) Computing (Application Development) with foundation year degree offers comprehensive training designed to prepare you for a career in the wider applications development industry. Our focus is to ensure you fully understand the principles and concepts that underlie the technologies, programming languages, platforms and operating systems used to develop and run applications. In the fast-moving digital world, tools and technologies evolve rapidly and having a solid understanding of the fundamentals of computing will help you to stay current, adapt to changes and maintain the skills you’ll need to continue to develop high quality applications commercially throughout your career.The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of computing, programming and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study.After the foundation year, our expert and dedicated team will support you to gain the in-depth, comprehensive skills and understanding needed for you to develop applications that are truly functional, creative and intuitive – be these secure, efficient business applications or 5-star mobile apps that users choose to return to. Drawing together aspects of software development, cloud computing, networking, and security, we’ll support you to gain a sound understanding of how mobile, desktop and tablet computers interact with applications and data repositories. We’ll explore design for user experience, multi-platform and cross-platform development, security testing and evaluation, and how to plan, manage and deliver projects within constraints such as user requirements, timescale and budget.The department’s strong links with business mean you’ll have the chance to work on ‘live briefs’ in your coursework assignments, so you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy real-world context and application for the skills and knowledge we’ll help you develop.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

48

Details

Your Level 3 subjects must include a technology related subject; for instance, A-level Mathematics or BTEC Extended Diploma in Computing.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

128th

About this University

The University of Bolton is in the heart of one of the largest towns in the UK – Bolton – a thriving and friendly place with a big heart. Travel connections to cities such as Liverpool and Leeds are excellent, and Manchester is just a 20-minute train journey away. The Lake District, West Pennine Moors and Yorkshire Dales are all within easy reach, and the bright lights of Blackpool are just an hour away. Students here have plenty of options for both work and play!

Address

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road

Bolton

BL3 5AB

UNITED KINGDOM