BSc Degree in Technology Studies in Scotland in United Kingdom

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Technology Studies

A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an undergraduate course of study that takes students three to five years to complete.  While in school, students complete a variety of courses to prepare for additional education or future job opportunities.

The incorporation of technology into modern society has often been the cause of political and philosophical debate. The main concern is whether technology truly helps or harms humanity. Some argue that overuse of technology is harmful to the environment, while others believe it is a necessary facet of human development.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Scotland is at the north of Great Britain and has over 790 islands. The capital is Edinburgh, one of the largest financial centers. Their educational system has always been distinct from the rest of UK. Scotland has 15 universities, some of which are oldest in the world.

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BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

The first Software Development Tech Industry Gold degree on offer in Scotland. Study with direct engagement from employers in the leading IT firms you aspire to be a part of and prepare for a career as a professional software developer. [+]

Accredited by: BCS   Tech Gold   Tech Partnership

GCU is the first university in Scotland to offer this innovative Tech Industry Gold Programme, which is accredited by the Tech Partnership.

The programme has been developed in co-operation with leading UK employers to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to become a professional software developer.

Studying on this programme you benefit from direct employer engagement in the form of Industry Insight Lectures, project case studies, participation in UK-wide competitions, attendance at employer - student events, work placements and networking opportunities with students from other universities. You will acquire the right balance of technical, interpersonal, project management and business skills needed as a software developer. In addition you will have many opportunities to showcase your abilities to employers.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in IT Management for Business

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

The first IT Management Tech Industry Gold degree available in Scotland. Study computing and business together and qualify for an exciting range of computer programming, business analyst and project management roles. [+]

Accredited by: BCS   Tech Partnership

GCU is the first Scottish university to offer the Tech Industry Gold Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) degree.

The Tech Partnership, working with the UK government and industry, established the ITMB degree in 2005 to meet the demand in the workplace for managers with a combination of both strong business management and technical computing skills. The programme was designed in consultation with major employers in this area including BT, Capgemini, CA Technologies, Cisco Systems, IBM, the Ministry of Justice and the NHS. The course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of business-centred information systems and an awareness of the business models, needs and organisational structures which these systems support. Students study modules from across the computing and business subject areas. Employers are involved throughout the programme, taking part in guest lectures, career mentoring and networking events. Additionally students are encouraged to undertake industry placements. The Tech Partnership community also provides opportunities for interaction with fellow students across the UK.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Digital Security and Forensics

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

The National Cyber Security Strategy makes clear the need for Digital Security professionals who can help identify and prosecute illegal computer hacks. Study digital forensic investigation, ethical hacking, intrusion, detection and data recovery. [+]

With today's advancing technologies comes the increasing threat of cybercrime. The National Cyber Security Strategy makes clear the importance of good network defences in securing the UK. GCU has developed a suite of programmes which provide the opportunity to be at the forefront of defending cyberspace from sophisticated malicious attacks and future threats.

Digital Security and Forensics develops the theory and practical skills of how illegal computer attacks are performed and how to counteract them, explores the nature of digital evidence and focuses on the law and issues surrounding computer crime. It equips graduates with technical, analytical and evaluation skills in all areas of digital forensic investigation, including ethical hacking, intrusion, detection, data recovery and security systems.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Cyber Security and Networks

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

The ultimate cybercrime-fighting degree. Study cyber security at GCU and take your first step towards becoming a certified Cisco cyber security professional. GCU is an accredited Cisco Academy. With an HND you can apply directly to year 3. [+]

With today's advancing technologies comes the increasing threat of cybercrime. The National Cyber Security Strategy makes clear the importance of good network defences in securing the UK. GCU has developed a suite of programmes which provide the opportunity to be at the forefront of defending cyberspace from sophisticated malicious attacks and future threats.

Cyber Security and Networks covers the protection of computer equipment, information and services from unauthorised access, change or destruction. It will inform you of the latest technologies, help you understand legal, ethical and professional responsibilities and provide a broad awareness of the industry.

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BSc (Hons) in Computing

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Choose this well established computing degree course and you will qualify for a wide range of careers in IT development, management and technical support. This IT degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT. [+]

Accredited by: BCS

The BSc (Hons) Computing programme equips you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required of a modern IT professional. If you want to study computing but haven't decided on a specific area of interest, this programme lets you personalise your studies and prepares you for a range of graduate roles.

In years 1 and 2 you will study the foundations of computing. In addition you will develop the skills required to build computer systems utilising a range of technologies. In years 3 and 4 you will further develop expertise in core areas while being able to choose elective modules which allow you specialise in your chosen area of interest. Possible specialisations include mobile development, cloud systems development, secure software development, user experience development, advanced project management and Big Data. The programme offers the possibility of undertaking an industry placement or to study abroad through Erasmus exchanges. Students are also encouraged to take part in activities with the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE). Our computing programmes are accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Computer Games (Software Development)

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Study Computer Games (Software Development) and learn to programme in the studios, labs and lecture halls where this specialism flourishes. GCU has an active games department and students are involved in competitions, events and gaming challenges. [+]

Accredited by: BCS

GCU's Computer Games programmes aim to produce graduates with the right mix of practical skills and technical knowledge to enter the computer games industry.

We have excellent studio facilities including HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio, Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and a Rapid Prototyping machine. There is a User Experience lab where games can be tested and evaluated and a Virtual Reality lab containing a full-featured Driving Simulator and other VR equipment such as Oculus Rifts. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students in all programmes take part in an Integrated Project, an opportunity for students from the different disciplines to make games together. You'll also enjoy guest lectures by industry experts.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Audio Technology

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Prepare for a career in broadcasting, sound engineering or audio technology with a BSc from GCU. The degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Joint Audio Media Education Support and offers entry into years 1, 2 and 3. [+]

Accredited by: IET   JAMES

Audio is an everyday part of our lives, whether it is listening to music on a portable player, catching up on the latest news on digital radio or experiencing a live show.

GCU has an excellent reputation for teaching audio and continues to undertake exciting technical and education research in this area which feeds into the programme. The specialist audio facilities have a range of industry-standard equipment and software, providing a stimulating environment for study and experimentation.

Students benefit from guest lectures by industry experts and have the option to undertake an innovative work experience module 'Volunteering in a Technical Role' or to study abroad for a semester through the ERASMUS scheme. The cutting edge technical skills, work experience opportunities, professionalism and people skills acquired open up a wide range of opportunities for technical posts in the audio industry.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

On this course you will study practice and techniques for real-world software design and associated programming technologies – proving the theory with practical experience in software development and teamwork. [+]

This course achieved 80% student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Survey Fascinated by technology and software, and keen to work with colleagues in the creative process? Well, teamwork is the secret of the Software Engineering industry because the complex systems which Software Engineers design and build are often too large for a single person to develop alone. On this course you will study practice and techniques for real-world software design and associated programming technologies – proving the theory with practical experience in software development and teamwork. You will learn how to reason logically, analyse problems and resolve them by building effective computer systems – the course’s large practical element, ensuring you are well prepared for an IT career. Our graduates are high sought-after in the industry. We help our students to build a strong link with industry through three-month summer placements and one-year placements. Both of these are offered to Year 3 students. Placement opportunities exists with local SME as well as large corporates. We are a small, friendly team with an ‘open-door’ policy for students. Our computing labs are fitted with state-of-the art PCs. Accreditation BCS Educational Affiliate The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT is the foremost professional and learned Society in the field of computers and information systems in the UK. The BSc (Hons) course in Software Engineering gives full accreditation for the educational requirements of Chartered Information Technology Practitioner (CITP) registration, which is the professional member level of the BCS, and partial accreditation for... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Computing Science

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our computing science course teaches you how to design, build and analyse such systems – in both theory and practice. Your training will encompass how computers work – programming them to make them do what we want and learning how they fit into their environment. Our graduates are highly sought-after within the industry. [+]

BSc Program in Technology Studies in Scotland in United Kingdom. 88% student satisfaction (the most recent National Student Survey) Computers are everywhere. Not just the obvious home and office computers, but in every aspect of modern life: smart phones, smart microwaves, games consoles, automatic cash dispensers and air traffic control systems. Our computing science course teaches you how to design, build and analyse such systems – in both theory and practice. Your training will encompass how computers work – programming them to make them do what we want and learning how they fit into their environment. Our graduates are highly sought-after within the industry. We help our students to build a strong link with industry through 3-month summer placements and 1-year placements. Both of these are offered to third year students. Placement opportunities exists with local SME as well as large corporates. We're a small, friendly team with an 'open door' policy for students. Our computing labs have recently been upgraded and are fitted with state-of-the art PCs. This subject may be studied in combination with a number of other subjects Accreditation The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is the foremost professional and learned society in the field of computers and information systems in the UK. The Single Honours BSc course Computing Science gives full accreditation by the BCS for the educational requirement of Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) registration, which is the professional member level of the BCS, and partial accreditation for Chartered Engineer status. Further training and... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Business Computing

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

In this course , you'll examine just how critical computers are to business. The emphasis is on organisations and how computers are used within them. In addition, you’ll study the basic skills of designing and building software systems. You’ll gain a broad base of skills by combining theory and practice – a skillset that resonates well with employers, whether in the software industry itself or in a wider and more strategic context, developing the use of IT in any business. [+]

80% student satisfaction (the most recent National Student Survey) Business in the 21st century is conducted in a way which was beyond imagining just 30 years ago. This is thanks partly to the constantly evolving internet, which has revolutionised almost every aspect of our working and social lives – and coupled with the new technologies and hardware that are now part of day-to-day life. In this course , you'll examine just how critical computers are to business. The emphasis is on organisations and how computers are used within them. In addition, you’ll study the basic skills of designing and building software systems. You’ll gain a broad base of skills by combining theory and practice – a skillset that resonates well with employers, whether in the software industry itself or in a wider and more strategic context, developing the use of IT in any business. We help our students to build a strong link with industry through 3-month summer placements and 1-year placements. Both of these are offered to third year students. Placement opportunities exists with local SME as well as large corporates. All our course modules use state-of-the-art computer equipment, giving you access to the very latest software technology. We’re a small, friendly team with an 'open doors' policy for students. Accreditation The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is the foremost professional and learned society in the field of computers and information systems in the UK. The Single Honours BSc course in Business Computing gives full accreditation by the... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

The BSc Honours Degree in Applied Computing is a unique course developed to meet the identified skills shortages within the industry by allowing students to develop skills in key areas identified by the Scottish computing industry. Much of the focus is on software development with particular emphasis on the development of analytical skills. [+]

BSc Program in Technology Studies in Scotland in United Kingdom. A major skills gap is opening up in Scotland’s Computing Sector and up to 11,000 job opportunities will be available each year. The BSc Honours Degree in Applied Computing is a unique course developed to meet the identified skills shortages within the industry by allowing students to develop skills in key areas identified by the Scottish computing industry. Much of the focus is on software development with particular emphasis on the development of analytical skills. This degree is taught jointly at Forth Valley College and the University of Stirling and benefits from expertise located at both of these sites. The degree has been developed with input from the Scottish computing industry who recognise the need for highly skilled “work-ready” graduates. Input from about 50 employers has contributed to the design of the curriculum. There will be a strong focus on employability and industrial awareness and involvement throughout the four year degree. A particular component of the programme which sets it apart from other degrees is a compulsory 3-month industrial work placement in the summer following the third academic year. Course objectives The key objective of this programme is to develop students into highly employable and sought after IT professionals. This course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and expertise to embark on a successful career in the IT and software development industry. The mandatory company placements will provide an ideal pathway into the industry. What makes us different? A... [-]