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Computer Science and Digital Technologies (Top Up) BA/BSc

Blackpool and the Fylde College

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UCAS CODE: J900

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - BA/BSc

  • Location

    University Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Computer Science covers a wide range of skills needed to work in this ever changing and growing market. Software development is a driving force behind the games industry and application development, both of which have seen a dramatic increase over the last decade. As the world evolves, creating a demand for connected services, voice activated devices, internet enabled technology in networking, security and big data are becoming high demand skills. Job demand across the digital sector is expected to grow over the next 5 years seeing over 1 million new UK jobs by 2020. The college is excellently positioned to prepare graduates for these positions. We are currently the first college in the UK to gain accreditation for our Honours degrees by the British Computer Society, in addition to Tech Partnership accreditation for our degree apprenticeships. We continually update our programmes based on industry demand and through close employer links ensure that our degrees remain at cutting edge and industry focused, providing you with the best opportunities to meet these local, national and international demands.On this programme you will expand on the practical skills gained through the foundation skills by exploring theories and technologies related to cyber ethics, distributed systems, big data and data analytics. All the skills and knowledge gained from your foundation degree in addition to the top-up will conclude with the final dissertation, where you will undertake a development project related to your specialised research topic. You will be supported through this by your assigned dissertation supervisor.Some key elements of the programme include: Exploration of ethical philosophies and computer law Identification of cyber ethics in industry Analysis of data representation and programming concepts Exploration of middleware solutions Analysis of security and encryption Analyse advanced analytics focussing on modern tools and techniques Use of modern developing tools and techniques

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,250per year

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Blackpool and the Fylde College

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    Blackpool and the Fylde College, Ashfield Road, Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0HB, England

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