BSc (Hons) Computing
This course provides a broad understanding of aspects of computing, whilst allowing you to specialise in your chosen areas. You will develop technical skills in computing, including programming, computer network, security and data analysis, database systems, web applications and multimedia.
Throughout the course you will have access to high quality, modern computer hardware and software together with an enthusiastic team of tutors to support learning.
The modules making up the course employ a range of learning strategies. The learning strategies of the course are therefore an amalgamation of the learning strategies of the individual modules on the course. The compulsory modules on this course ensure that you learn by a combination of practical experience, self-study and research.
The strategies by which you may learn on this course include: staff directed learning, student-centred learning based on lectures, tutorials and laboratories, resource based learning, collaborative and group based learning, individual learning and research. Assessment in each module is designed to meet the specified learning outcomes of the module.
What areas will I study?
<b>You will study the following modules:<\b>
- Secure Web Application Development
- Multi-Service Networks 1
- Multi-Service Networks 2
- Front-End Web Development
- Database Management and Programming
- Final Year Project
- Popular Technology Ethics
You will also develop knowledge and understanding in the following key areas:
- Software Engineering: includes Python, PHP & MySQL, NoSQL
- Computer Networking: includes Cisco Cybersecurity, IoT, CCNA R&S and part of CCNP.
- Information Systems: includes System Development, Database Design and Implementation
- Project Management Cognitive Skills: Will include (level depends upon module studied)
- Problem solving skills Computational skills Research methods Subject Specific Skills: Using computer software
- Writing/developing computer systems/software applications.
- Computing project management Key Skills: Will include (level depends upon module studied) Project management, report writing, presentation, research, collaborative working etc.
Methods of assessment for the modules will include:
- Time constrained phase tests portfolios of work
- Laboratory exercises
- Formal 2-hour examinations
- Oral examinations at demonstrations Individual and group work
- Project work
- Reports and presentations
- Research reports