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Computing and Web Development with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

At Buckinghamshire New University, we’re focused on getting you ready for the working world. As this course combines computer theory with web development, you’ll come away with many skills that are in demand.We are proud to have a partnership with Amazon for running the Amazon AWS Academy at BNU, helping you gain industry standard knowledge and skills and further enhancing your career prospects.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**As well as preparing you for employment in a globally expanding computing industry, this course gives you the skills and knowledge to pursue careers in a wide range of sectors that depend on digital technologies. These include:- Retail- Media- Government- Education- Health sectors.Our programme is founded in software engineering and web technologies. We focus on the technical side of web-based applications and services for working in industries that require expertise in areas such as:- Web and mobile development- IT support- Software development- Network industries.If you enjoy ‘code’ there are many opportunities to extend your knowledge to new programming and database management languages. You'll develop technical competency in user-interface and location-sensitive frameworks, industry-standards for secure and robust software engineering, database development and network operation.You’ll learn alternative architectures for emerging cloud-based technologies. You'll also study modules on developing and deploying secure and mobile-ready web applications with backend databases. This will help prepare you for both generic ‘computing’ job markets and more specialised areas that require mobile web-based services.The course addresses the professional and customer-facing skills that are essential for employment in computing industries. Modules also provide opportunities to prepare for the professional certification programmes of global industries such as Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Cisco.As part of our Cloud Computing module, we are proud to run Amazon AWS Academy, allowing you full access to all Amazon web services resources, materials, labs, online assessments and exams preparations.You'll be able to practice the technology provided by the world cloud leader and undertake a free Amazon AWS official certification MOC exam, as well as gain a 50% discount on Amazon AWS (Cloud Architecture) official certification exam (optional for students).**What will I study?**In the first year, you’ll acquire programming, network, and professional skills.In your second year you'll expand these to more advanced web applications, architectures, databases and emerging standards for mobile and cloud deployment of services.In your final year you'll consolidate skills in web application development and pursue specialisms in mobile, database and Artificial Intelligence technologies. You'll also integrate your skills and showcase your knowledge by undertaking a Final Year Project.**How will I be taught and assessed?**This course is offered as a four-year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.You’ll be taught by a team of expert academics and specialist professionals. Together, they use their collective experience of academia, industry and commerce to give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you’ll need for your career.Our lecturers work closely with industry through partnerships or by helping web development and related industries with research, consultancy, technical and managerial inputs.The wider Computing Department and our Careers service also offer development opportunities that may involve pla

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 32 - 56

A typical offer will require a UCAS Tariff score between 32 - 56. Every application is considered on an individual basis. For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our General Entry Requirements pages.


University information

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    108th out of 113 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    104 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%



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