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BSc (Hons)

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3 Years

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full-time

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September

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About Computing at School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield

Entry RequirementsPlease see the general entry requirements pagehttp://www2.hud.ac.uk/courses/undergrad/entry_requirements.php. Entry requirements for this course are normally the following: 200-240 points which must include two passes at A level or Vocational A level, or equivalent. Additional requirements for this course are normally GCSE in English and Mathematics at grade C or above. Introduction This course is designed to help you develop a deep understanding of computing technologies and professional software design skills. The course is distinctive in that it offers the chance to choose from a wide range of computing options. You make your choices during the course, rather than before it. Currently specialisms include the Internet and future web technology, multimedia, artificial intelligence and business information systems. The course will prepare you for a career in software development, consultancy or contracting and offers work placement opportunities. It focuses on the design and creation of software, providing you with the technical and organisational capabilities required to produce software that is robust, reliable and attractive to use - benefiting both customers and organisations. The field of computing is rapidly expanding and changing and this course will deliver the knowledge and skills currently required and the flexibility and adaptability needed for a long-term career in the computing industry.Course StructureYear 1Writing Software Modelling and Prototyping Hardware, Networks Computing Science and Mathematics Professional Skills and Integrative Project WorkshopYear 2Object-oriented Systems Development Algorithms Processes and Data Relational Databases and Web Integration Professional Issues and Project Management Two option modulesYear 3 Sandwich Optional 12-month Supervised Work ExperienceYear 3 Full-time/Year 4 Sandwich Large Systems Environments Distributed and Client Server Systems Individual Project Two option modulesCareer OpportunitiesRecent graduates from our Computing courses have found employment as software developers within software houses, manufacturing, government, public utilities, commercial and financial organisations, or have entered postgraduate teacher training or research. Graduates have also become consultants or moved to a managerial role.PlacementThis is optional but highly recommended. The 12-month work placement provides the opportunity for you to integrate the skills and knowledge learned during your studies. Students find they gain experience, maturity and motivation through this managed process and return better equipped to succeed in securing the graduate job of their choice. Companies that have recently offered placement opportunities include IBM, Microsoft, HBOS and British Airways as well as companies from the local economy.Other InformationGCSE and AS level Mathematics Bridging CoursesIf you do not have the minimum mathematics entry requirement for your chosen course, we offer a free Mathematics Bridging Course. Available during the summer it enables successful students to make an application for entry onto some of our courses. You can progress at your own pace which results in a very high success rate.

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