Glyndwr University

BSc (Hons) Computing

Why choose this course?

Computing specialists are in high demand as technology now plays a role in almost everything we do. Our Computing degree combines the core principles of the field with a forward-looking approach to embracing and driving new developments.

Students will:

  • Be prepared for a career in an exciting industry with highly sought-after skills in computer programming, database development, networking, website development and information systems design.
  • Develop practical skills useful in any field of business, such as problem-solving, teamwork, project management and how to use information technology effectively and understanding specialised software.
  • Gain practical experience through work placements and working on real-life projects.
  • *Study a course that is part of a subject area rated 3rd in the UK and 1st in Wales for satisfaction with teaching, and 2nd in the UK and 1st in Wales for satisfaction with the course in the Computer Science and Information Systems subject league tables, The Guardian University Guide 2022.

Entry Requirements

The academic requirements for the course are 80-112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent, including IT, computing, maths or physics. 

IELTS:

6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

Our Careers & Employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Computing is essential to most careers these days, however this course will specifically prepare you for a number of specific industry-related positions, such as:

  • Network/Database Designer
  • Network/Database Manager
  • Web Developer
  • Developer/Software Applications Developer
  • Interactive multimedia roles
  • IT support
  • IT consultancy
  • E-commerce

Course Details

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

Level 4 contains essential fundamental material which is relevant in all of our computing programmes. You will learn subject-specific skills along with transferable skills which will increase your employability prospects.

With the support of your tutors, you will learn about some of the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to computing and computer applications. You will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of some of the tools, practices and methodologies used in the specification, design, implementation and testing of computer software systems.

MODULES

  • Computer Systems
  • Managing Data
  • Problem Solving with Programming
  • Information and Systems Engineering
  • Web Design and Development
  • Game Asset Development

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

Level 5 continues teaching you the fundamentals of the discipline, and more specialist modules start to be introduced. You will also undertake a group project where you will gain important skills in project management techniques and the professional and ethical issues of project management. You will also deepen your knowledge of programming concepts and approaches, as well as be introduced to systems development techniques and the professional, legal and ethical issues relevant to the computing and IT industry.

MODULES

  • Databases and Web-Based Information Systems
  • User Experience Design
  • Internet & Mobile Applications Development
  • Responsible Computing
  • Applied Programming
  • Group Project

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

Once you reach your final year, you will further develop your skills through taught modules and research, with a focus on the latest developments in your chosen discipline. You will also undertake an individual final year project, which will help prepare you for the kind of tasks and situations you may encounter in the workplace. The final year practical and project work will require the type of evaluation of technical and non-technical factors, and the management of methodologies and systems development techniques that IT professionals exercise early in their careers.

MODULES

  • IT Project Management
  • Distributed Data and Data Analytics
  • Advanced Mobile Development
  • Future Technologies
  • Project
*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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