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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-22

  • 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

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A level : BBB

All subject areas considered.Desirable Subject OfferFor those applicants offering desirable subjects at A level (Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/Software Systems Development/Computing (not IT/ICT)) a two grade reduction will be applied at the time of offer. The desirable subject must be achieved at a minimum grade B.Applicants offering qualifications as an alternative to A-levels will receive the equivalent reduction when those qualifications include a significant proportion of mathematics, software development and/or phy

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    44th

  • 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.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 113 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 57%

    59th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    41st

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    53rd

    29

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