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Foundation Degree in Software Development

North West Regional College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    North West Regional College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview:

Offered in partnership with Ulster University, this course is designed to prepare you for a career in the software development industry or for further study at honours degree level.

Modules of study include: Mathematics for Software Development;Programming 1; Programming 2; Programming 3; Software Testing; Systems Analysis & Design; Database Systems; Computer and Network Architecture; Web Technologies; Data Science; and Work based Learning.

Successful completion of the course depending on grade enables progression to the second year of the BSc (Hons) Computer Science at Ulster University, to similar degrees at other universities, or to computer related employment opportunities. The Work based Learning module offers an excellent opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the course to a real work environment.

Many graduates from the course have been offered full time employment as a result of their performance in the workplace.

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UCAS Points : 56

UK - 64 UCAS points (or 56 UCAS points, Part-Time) + GCSE Maths Grade C minimum AND GCSE English Grade C OR Essential Skills Level 2 Communications.


University information

North West Regional College

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    North West Regional College, Strand Road, Londonderry, Londonderry, BT48 7BY, Northern Ireland

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