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Education and Computing with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

People of all ages and backgrounds are faced with computing issues throughout day-to-day life. For this reason, intelligent education around the subject is vital.

Specialising in both education and computing will equip you with a valuable blend of skills and knowledge for a fulfilling career in computing education.

This degree from Swansea University will teach you how elements of computing can be applied to education and wider society, and ultimately help you find your place in an ever-shifting technological and educational landscape.

EDUCATION AND COMPUTING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Education and Computing graduates are well positioned for a range of stimulating opportunities after university. They pursue careers in education, teaching English as a foreign language, education organisations, government and local authorities.

You might also find your future as a computer analyst, software developer, systems developer or IT Engineer.

YOUR EDUCATION AND COMPUTING EXPERIENCE

Over the course of this degree you will develop a keen appreciation of learning in a digital age. You will assess and reflect on digital learning technologies central to current trends in education theory and practice.

You will consider education in the widest context outside of formal primary and secondary school settings, to include social services, local and national government, and education within the community.

Work placements will be undertaken in organisations such as schools, local authorities, businesses and charities.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 110 2

    69th out of 81 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    14th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    124 63%

    32nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    39

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