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Computing

University of Sunderland
Sunderland, Great Britain
Full-time
€8,422.73total
 1263 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2022

Program Description

Do you want to work in the IT sector, but don’t have the formal qualifications to make the transition? This conversion course is designed for those whose first degree is not related to computing, but who now want to move into the industry. It is designed to fit the current needs of employers with topics that include software development, networks, database systems and web development. You'll explore the fundamentals of computer science as well as the basic architecture of a modern-day computer system.

Learning alongside other graduates in non-computing disciplines, you'll rapidly extend your knowledge and experience of fundamental computing concepts which are applicable to your future career.

By the end of the course, you'll have an expert understanding of the processes and knowledge that are needed to design, implement and support an IT system. You'll also be able to make a significant contribution to IT research activities as well as to team-based IT projects. This highly practical course means you’ll have the opportunity to experience the latest technologies and tools used in industry, giving you the confidence to be productive and effective when you go out into the workplace.

A European student fee scholarship and will pay the home tuition fee rate for the duration of your studies.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
56
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • This course is for applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree in a discipline related to computing.
  • We expect you to have basic IT skills.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • A 2:2 honours degree in any discipline.
  • We will also consider applicants with other backgrounds and experience.

Other accepted English language qualifications:

  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language: grade C or above (UK Exam board)
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II: Merit or Distinction

Important information:

  • We will also consider applicants with other backgrounds and experience.
  • If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

Curriculum

Modules

Foundations of Computer Science

Software Development

Computer Architectures and Networks

Database and Web Information Systems Development

Computing Masters Project

Careers

  • Internet and systems development
  • Database administration and development
  • User systems analysis and support
  • Technical computing knowledge management
  • Technical support
  • Consultancy
  • Research and education
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