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Computing Technologies (with placement) BSc (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Why Computing Technologies (with placement)?

Our Computing Technologies degree prepares you to become a multi-skilled digital media and web developer, with expertise in areas such as user experience, mobile games and augmented reality. You’ll develop creative skills in audio, animation, graphic design and 3D modelling, along with technical abilities in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and MySQL, for example. With opportunities for work placements with firms such as Rancon, Athena Web Design, Codemasters and IBM, our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll have the chance to create websites for live clients such as Cheltenham Motor Sports, win prizes at our 48 hour webathon challenge and exhibit work at the university’s own exhibitions, WEBX and COMX, showcasing your talent to potential employers. You’ll draw on the expertise of lecturers with extensive industry experience, learn from inspiring guest speakers and have the chance to undertake unforgettable field trips (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). Previously, students have analysed how applications can work within a real-world context, visiting the Design Museum in London, the VR World Congress and Tamworth Snow Dome. They have even visited Bulgaria to help inspire, test and develop their digital design projects. Our students are also able to take advantage of industry-standard software including Adobe CC and Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, and the latest hardware such as Oculus Rift, Leap Motion, VR, eyetracking and quadcopters.

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per 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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A level : BBC

BBC at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    103rd out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    110 46%

    91st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    92nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    62nd

    23

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