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Computing Technologies BSc (Hons)

Ulster University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Belfast

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The course addresses the underlying principles of modern computing technology, its role in helping to solve real-world business problems and the critical issues in its effective management. A graduate would be equipped with skills for the development, maintenance, evaluation and management of computing systems in a range of organisations, typically in the context of IT departments in public or private sector organisations. It will equip you with the ability to analyse applications and to specify and develop solutions to organisational and technical problems requiring computing technologist support. The BSc Hons Computing Technologies provides for the systematic study of computing technologies and their role in organisations. This course is offered at the Jordanstown campus by the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. If you want to be able to solve real-world business problems and become a professional with expertise in the development, maintenance, and management of computing systems, then you should consider this course.

Assessment

Assessment methods vary and are defined explicitly in each module. Assessment can be a combination of examination and coursework but may also be only one of these methods. Assessment is designed to assess your achievement of the module’s stated learning outcomes. You can expect to receive timely feedback on all coursework assessment. The precise assessment will depend on the module and may be subject to change from year to year for quality or enhancement reasons. You will be consulted about any significant changes.

Career options

Graduates with advanced computing technology skills have many career opportunities available to them including database administration, technical support, software development and IT project management. Average salaries are often higher than those of other graduates. There are also opportunities for postgraduate study in computing technologies, computing or a related area.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,910per year

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

University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Since 2012, Ulster University has been home to the Confucius Institute in Northern Ireland, winning the accolade of Confucius Institute of the Year in 2016.
With a dedicated staff member on each campus, the International Student Experience team are well placed to provide pastoral support to students from arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 53%

    60th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    26

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