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Computing (Data & Information Systems) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Graduates from this programme use their expertise to design, implement, test and maintain innovative computer based solutions to support the technological infrastructure in contemporary organisations.

Course Overview

Students on this programme will learn database design, creation, administration and the development of programs for the development of data driven applications. In the first year, you will study a broad range of subjects common to several courses within the Computing Portfolio. These provide the underpinning required for later years and allow flexibility to transfer across pathways in your first year of study.

You will focus on acquiring and using the expertise required by an information systems developer and programmer to create solutions to large and complex problems. The expertise and skills you develop from engineering software solutions as part of a team is highly regarded by employers.

Assessment

The School of Applied Computing aims to produce graduates that help shape the future of computing and information systems development. The course content is contemporary and shaped for employability through close links with local and national employers.

Students are assessed through a combination of worksheets, practicals, presentations, projects and examinations. Module assessment is often by assignment, or assignment and examination. The final mark for some modules may include one or more pieces of coursework set and completed during the module. Project work is assessed by written report and presentation.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have excellent employment prospects in the computing, teaching, lecturing and ICT industry, as well as in other areas of the economy. Recent statistics show that the vast majority are following their chosen career paths within six months of graduating.

Graduates would seek positions in fields such as application development, business systems analysis, database development and administration, information systems consultancy and management.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability we will consider your skills, achievements and life experience as well as your qualifications.

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 110 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 53%

    60th

    40
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    11th

    1

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