BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies (Top-up) - Cornwall College Camborne

Level 6 Bachelors Degree BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies (Top-up)

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Bachelors Degree

BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies (Top-up)

The worldwide demand for IT specialists increases year on year.
Subject area
Information & Communication Technology
Campuses
Cornwall College Camborne

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About the course

With the worldwide demand for IT specialists increasing year on year, being able to study a degree in computing in Cornwall is a real opportunity. It’s a fast-moving subject and graduates are eminently employable.

The programme is designed as a 1 year top-up to the FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development programme offered at Cornwall College. It offers development and in depth study in the field of evolving computing technologies and also gives you the opportunity to further your specialisation in either the field of networking or software development. The preparation of study for vendor certifications alongside the academic qualification ensures you will meet the needs of industry.

Entry requirements

FdSc or HND in appropriate subject, with a minimum 55% profile in Level 5 modules.  Applicants are assessed and a short bridging course to make up for any shortfall in required skills and knowledge may be required.

What will I do on the course?

You will study an individual 40 credit Honours Project module, together with a common core of 60 credits.  These include

  • E-Business for the Entrepreneur
  • Digital Forensics
  • Agile Methods
  • Distributed Computing.

There are a further 20 credits of electives for you to choose, from either the Advanced Networking or Advanced Object Oriented Programming. The design of the course content is informed by and supported by national and local industry.

Study will be through formal lectures, tutor led seminars, blended learning and self-directed research and study. There will be practical workshops in computer suites and in the Cisco Networking Lab.

What can I do after the course?

Possible Further Study (subject to availability)

  • Postgraduate study in a relevant field
  • Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching vendor certification
  • CCNA Security Certification
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile curriculum

Possible Careers

  • Network Security Specialist
  • Network Engineer Manager
  • Network Technician Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Analyst Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Database Developer
  • Agile Project Manager
  • Teacher
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