Applied Computing, FdSc

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UCW student, Stephen Chan, Applied Computing


This popular Foundation Degree provides the core knowledge in software design, systems analysis and web technologies required to either progress to further study or gain employment in an IT role.

Designed in conjunction with employers to meet the requirements for IT staff in a range of business roles, this course emphasises the practical application of computing principles and development of IT skills.

Students on this course awarded it a 100% overall satisfaction score in the 2019 National Student Survey.

You’ll gain an enhanced understanding of programming concepts within software design and development, systems analysis and databases, and learn how to create your own software. You’ll also create your own website and apps and gain the broad understanding of IT needed to manage a service desk, manage a project from concept to completion, and implement effective solutions to common network and systems situations.

  • Course length

    Full-time: 2 years (2 days a week)
    Part-time: 3 years (1 day a week)

  • Start date

    7th September 2020

  • Course codes

    Institution: W47
    Course: I101
    Campus: –

  • Tuition fees

    Full-time: £8,250 per year
    Part-time: £5,500 per year

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UWE partnership

Delivered in partnership…

This course is delivered in partnership with the University of the West of England (UWE).

So students get the best of both worlds – the enhanced support and increased contact with lecturers that sets us apart, and full access to all the resources and facilities at UCW and a nearby university.

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