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Computing Technologies (Software Development) Foundation Degree FdSc

University of Hertfordshire

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    West Herts College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The Foundation degree in Computing technologies (Software Development) will give you an excellent grounding in computing while allowing you to specialise in aspects relating specifically to software development. In year one you will develop your knowledge of programming, computer systems architecture, databases and data analysis, networks, wireless and systems analysis. In your second year you will continue to study a mixture of modules focusing on aspects of computing as well as modules specialising in software development. Once you have completed your foundation degree you may be eligible to progress on to a BA (Hons) top-up year at the University of Hertfordshire, subject to obtaining appropriate grades in your foundation studies. The benefits of studying a Foundation Degree with us includes high rates of tutorial support and access to tutors, smaller class sizes and access to all the facilities on the University Campus including full University of Hertfordshire student status. This gives you access to our Learning Resources Centres open 24/7(during term time), Hertfordshire Sports Village, StudyNet – a virtual learning environment providing online course materials, and our Students’ Union where you can join a club, meet new people and enjoy a taste of university life. Did you know the course fees are lower for studying a Foundation Degree? Studying a Foundation Degree with us really does give you the best of both worlds. Foundation Degrees are nationally recognised intermediate level higher education qualifications. They emphasise work-based learning and focus on the development of your employability skills along both personal and professional development. You will develop graduate attributes alongside your subject knowledge; essential not only for work but also for future study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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UCAS Points : 48

University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

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Study with over 4,000 International students on an eco-friendly campus at one of the safest university locations in the east of England.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    104 44%

    96th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    19

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