Bachelor Computing & Internet Technologies (Top-up year)

General

Program Description

Course Description

Develop skills in computing and you’ll be employable the world over. This industry sector continues to grow, and our degree courses equip you with the skills employers require for their workforce. As a result, Somerset College computing graduates enjoy excellent prospects and rewarding careers.

Included in our provision is a commitment to developing your professional skills, in order to enhance your employability upon graduation.

The BSc (Hons) top-up year covers the following:

  • Final Major Computing Project
  • Relational Databases
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • Mobile Network and Security Management - optional module
  • Collaborative Working and Entrepreneurial skills - optional module

Teaching and Assessment

Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing and offer expert tuition in cutting-edge labs and classrooms.

Assessment is through a mix of assignments, examinations, and presentations. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually.

A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team while you complete them. The major focus of this programme is your final year major project and dissertation so that you can showcase your high-level computing skills.

Career Progression

As a computing graduate, the world really is your oyster. You will be equipped with a range of computer skills that are all highly desirable to prospective employers. Moreover, you’ll have experience of working in real-world environments where adaptability and the ability to handle pressure are essential.

Entry Requirements

To apply for the BSc (Hons), you should have completed a Foundation Degree or equivalent.

Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply if they can evidence their interest in the field of study.

Last updated Feb 2018

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Located in Taunton the County Town of Somerset, in the heart of the South West, Somerset College offers an extensive range of Further and Higher Education courses as well as skills training in a warm, ... Read More

Located in Taunton the County Town of Somerset, in the heart of the South West, Somerset College offers an extensive range of Further and Higher Education courses as well as skills training in a warm, friendly and welcoming environment. Our success speaks for itself with fantastic achievements and great careers for our students. Read less