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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Do you have an interest in Software Development? Do you look at the latest mobile applications or software and wonder how it works? Do you want a career as a Software Engineer? Then this is the course for you! We will prepare you for an interesting and exciting career within an ever updating and growing industry. This programme links directly with the Software Developer Higher Technical Qualification and the demands of local industry. This course is designed for Higher Education applicants wishing to gain Software Design and Development skills. On completion of this course you will be ready to enter employment within the Computing industry, or progress to a BSc (Hons) Top-Up course. There is a significant demand for people who can design, develop and implement software applications, design and develop database applications. This course has been developed in consultation with key industry contacts throughout the region so you’ll get relevant, career-focussed training in a range of computing areas. This is a two-year full-time course which will prepare you for the challenges and developments in the computing industry, or to continue your studies to a BSc (Hons) Top-Up. Academic progression is available through a one-year BSc (Hons) Top-Up degrees. Upon completion of this course it may also be possible to secure employment within the Computing industry. This course will help you develop a variety of Computing skills that allow you to pursue a career in website development, IT consultancy, software development, or other industry related roles.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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11,400per year

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

University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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