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Computing, Networking and Software Development FdSc

Cornwall College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Cornwall College Camborne

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This foundation degree has been specifically designed and written to ensure that you join the industry fit for purpose, professional and with the ability to respond to its rapidly changing demands. This is achieved by combining formal lectures, hands-on practical experience, the embedding of work-based learning and the incorporation of preparation for Cisco vendor qualifications.Resources are exceptional with access to specialist computer suites, Cisco Regional Network Academy networking facilities, Microsoft Professional Training suites, test centres and an open access suite.The programme offers you a common first year with the opportunity to specialise in software development or computer networking in the second year. The content for Cisco networking qualifications are embedded within your foundation degree which will help you to gain employment on completion of your programme. We have liaised closely with local industry to identify local needs and the Sector Skills Council, e-skills, to identify national trends in demand. The programme is broad-based, giving a good grounding in current practice and developments.You have the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest, through optional modules, to focus on computer networking or software development, together with your integrated project undertaken in Year 2. During the foundation degree, you will also study towards the Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Security Content. This complementary study will prepare you to undertake the industry recognised awards of CCNA and CCNS which will provide you with a unique qualification, putting you in a strong position for future employment or career progression.Exceptional resources with access to specialist computer suites, CISCO Regional Network Academy networking facilities, Microsoft Professional Training suites, test centres and an open access suite.Students will benefit from guest lecturers from industry and trips to local companies.Possible careers available with this qualification:Programmer or Programme TesterIT AnalystGovernment Communications Headquarters AnalystHelp Desk Support or Website DeveloperNetwork Administrator, Engineer or InstallerNetwork Support Technician

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,950per year

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

University information

Cornwall College

  • Campus address

    Cornwall College, Tregonissey Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4DJ, England

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