Computer Systems Development
Course Code: UF6281, UX6282
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: Foundation Degree
Course type: Full-time, Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two years (full-time), three years (part-time)
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 6.30pm (part-time)
|Full-time||£14,900 (£7,450 per year)|
|Part-time||£11,100 (£3,700 per year)|
Dedicated students of the FdSc in Computer Systems Development will graduate as highly employable individuals with a broad experience of the computing subject, along with a specialist knowledge, and practical skills in computer systems and networking. You’ll also develop a working knowledge of digital forensics, embedded systems and robotics and systems security.
The course includes the following subjects:
• computer platforms
• project management
• analysis and design of software
• program concepts
• organisational systems security
• advanced computer networks
• embedded systems and robotics
• digital forensics
• group research project.
We welcome applications from those who have a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including maths, English and combined science, and one or more of the following:
- 48 UCAS tariff points
- a BTEC National Award in a related subject
- an Advanced Apprenticeship
- a NVQ level 3 in a related subject
- T Level pass in an appropriate subject area
- equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience.
Should entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.
Assessment will be through a mixture of coursework and examinations.
On successful completion you may be able to progress to:
- the BSc (Hons) Applied Computer Science top-up degree at the College
- the final year of the BSc (Hons) Computing degree at the University of Plymouth
- a wide range of careers in the ICT industry.
Options chosen on progression may require some additional preparation in the form of bridging units for students to undertake over the summer period. The bridging unit will contain elements of programming and human-computer interaction.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)
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Course Code: UF6281
A Full Course Fee: £7450
B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course
C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course
D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course
|How old are you?||How much will you pay?|
|16 - 17|
|18 - 23|
Please note fees are quoted for one year only.
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