FdSc Computer Technology - Level 5 - 2 Year - Full Time - Truro College

FdSc Computer Technology

Full Time / Level 5 / Truro College


The course has at its core the architecture, processes and applications of computer technology. You will develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of computing and apply this to gaining skills in the use of contemporary technologies.

Course Content

Issues such as customer support, system administration and professional practice are studied to enable students to understand how their knowledge and skills might be used in an organisational context.

This course has been devised to develop a wide range of employable skills and knowledge in the field of computing and is the result of consultations with employers, experts and specialist staff. You will build on some aspects of computing that you already know, but will also come across new and challenging work that will broaden your expertise and make you aware of new possibilities. Apart from learning about computer systems and networks, you will also be developing skills in digital media, web sites, databases and Linux.

You will undertake a work placement during the course that will provide an opportunity to engage with an employer, understand working practice and demonstrate your value in a way that will generate a positive reference for the future. Throughout the course, you will develop skills that will help prepare you for employment or for further study.

What will you study?

First year

Client-Server Scripting
Computer Systems
Digital Media Concepts
Problem Solving and Programming

Second year

Shell Programming and Scripting
IT Security Forensics
Object Orientated Programming
Managing IT
Project Management and Group Project
Network Services


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