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Course Description

The 2 year Foundation Degree in Computing develops the knowledge and skills appropriate for employment as computing and IT professionals. It provides opportunities to study areas to current industry standards, in a programme that is constantly being updated to cover new developments. The programme reflects current trends and skills needed in the sector. It covers all the main branches of computing including programming using Java and C#, internet technologies, network systems, mobile devices, communication systems, UML in systems building and the use of SQL in database development. It also includes an element of work based learning which allows students to engage an employer and to add to further career development.

Upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students can progress into the final year of the BSc (Hons) Computing degree at the University of Greenwich. UCAS Code: G405E.

Year 1 –

  • Java Programming 1
  • Communications Systems
  • Maths for Computing
  • Work Based Learning
  • Computing for the Web
  • Internet and Business Applications
  • Year 2 –

  • C# Advanced Programming
  • Silverlight
  • Java for Mobile Devices
  • Database Application Technology
  • Work Based Learning
  • Organisation and Deployment
  • Entry Requirements

    4 GCSE’s Grade A-C, including English and Maths PLUS 1 A Level or ND/NC or relevant Access course

    Assessment Methods

    Examinations and coursework

    Qualifications

    Awarded by the University of Greenwich: Foundation Degree in Computing

    Progression

    A wide range of opportunities in computing and IT, including database systems administration, programming and networking - in both private and public sectors.

    Type

    Level

    Foundation Degree

    Level 5

    Timetable

    Cost

    FTE

    Hours

    Weeks

    Duration

    24

    36

    2 years

    Campus

    Start Date

    End Date

    Erith Campus

    09/2014

    06/2015


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