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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This applied computing degree has been developed in collaboration with organisations including Ayo Media and Hedgehog Lab to ensure you study course content relevant to the sector. This degree is perfect if you want to keep your options open as you will study a broad range of topics including networking, software and web and project management and develop enhanced knowledge of html, CSS, PHP, java (OOP), MySQL and security of websites. You will work collaboratively with an employer on a website redevelopment project to gain real-work experience and develop your professional skills. You will also have the opportunity to study a Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) qualification of your choice. This degree meets a digital skills gap in the region by producing well-rounded, employable students with enhanced knowledge of a wide range of computing principles. As part of this course you will gain real-work experience by working collaboratively with local employers on a range of projects to meet business needs. You may also have the opportunity to attend industry conferences. Once you successfully complete your degree you may decide to progress onto our BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (Top-Up) degree. Or you may decide that you want to go into employment and look for roles such as a network engineer, junior software developer, project manager, web developer or data analyst.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level :

A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff Points at A-level, BTEC, Merits in Level 3 Access to HE Diploma, Advanced Apprenticeship.


University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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