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BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Digital Academy
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Institution Code   C78

Dates & Locations

Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   20/09/2021
UCAS Code   221B


The programme is designed as a one year top-up to the FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development programme offered at Cornwall College or an equivalent FdSc. It offers development and in depth study in the field of evolving computing technologies and also gives you the opportunity to further your specialisation in either the field of networking or software development. The
preparation of study for vendor certifications alongside the academic qualification ensures you will meet the needs of industry.

You will study an individual 40-credit project module, together with a common core of 60 credits. These include E-Business for the Entrepreneur, Digital Forensics and Agile Methods. There are a further 20 credits of electives for you to choose, from either the Networking route, studying Advanced Networking, or the Software Development route, studying Advanced Object Oriented Programming. Programme content is informed by and supported by national and local industry.

Study will be through formal lectures, tutor led seminars, blended learning and self-directed research and study. There will be practical workshops in computer suites and in the Cisco Networking Lab.

  What You Will Learn

Programme Modules
Honours Project
Entrepreneurship for E-Business
Digital Forensics
Agile Methods
Cloud Computing & Security
Networking Pathway

Advanced Networking
Software Development Pathway

Advanced Object Oriented Programming

  Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject. All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis. HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules. A DBS check will be required where work experience is carried out with young people under 18 and vulnerable adults.

  Assessment

Assessment is by means of written reports, presentations, case studies, in-class tests and skills based assessments.

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# Top-up degree # Computer # Technology # Degree # Cornwall # Digital

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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FdSc Computing, Networking and Software Development*

Level 5 • Full-time • Digital Academy department


This foundation degree has been specifically designed and written to ensure that you join the industry fit for purpose, professional and with the ability to respond to its rapidly changing demands. This is achieved by combining formal lectures, hands-on practical experience, the embedding of work-based learning and the incorporation of preparation for Cisco vendor qualifications. Resources are exceptional with access to specialist computer suites, Cisco Regional Network Academy networking facilities, Microsoft Professional Training suites, test centres and an open access suite. The programme offers you a common first year with the opportunity to specialise in software development or computer networking in the second year. The content for Cisco networking qualifications are embedded within your foundation degree which will help you to gain employment on completion of your programme. We have liaised closely with local industry to identify local needs and the Sector Skills Council, e-skills, to identify national trends in demand. The programme is broad-based, giving a good grounding in current practice and developments. You have the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest, through optional modules, to focus on computer networking or software development, together with your integrated project undertaken in Year 2. During the foundation degree, you will also study towards the Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Security content. This complementary study will prepare you to undertake the industry recognised awards of CCNA and CCNS which will provide you with a unique qualification, putting you in a strong position for future employment or career progression.

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