FdSc Computing (Full-time) - 2020 Entry

Reasons to study Computing

  • Undertake an industry specific placement, which allows you to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of professional codes of practice and business ethics in a real work environment.
  • Modules have exceptional relevance to the modern world, ensuring you graduate with the skills, knowledge, theory and experience needed to successfully work in a range of in-demand roles.
  • Small class sizes guarantee access to a range of computers, all containing the latest software and updates, as well as unrivalled access to an industry experienced lecturing team.
UCAS Code: G100
Institution Code: S51
Start/End Date: September 2020 - June 2022
Duration: 2 years, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre Campus
2020 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
Entry Requirements: 96 UCAS tariff points
Programme Specification: Coming Soon
Programme Handbook: Coming Soon
Course Contact: Paul Hannaford
Telephone: 01744 623163
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Validated By: University of Central Lancashire

The Foundation degree in Computing will allow you to develop highly sought-after industry-specific skills, through the investigation of modern computing environments and an examination of the hardware/software used extensively in today's rapidly changing technological world.

During the degree, you will develop skills needed by industry, including programming concepts, web design, database development and network server administration. Throughout the course your knowledge of theory will be applied in practical situations to help you develop systems to meet commercial requirements.

Through a professional work placement, you will draw substantially on the knowledge and skills developed during the course, allowing you to demonstrate your understanding of professional practice and business ethics in a live work environment.

Ref: Paul Hannaford



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