The course is highly focused on the practical application of current and future technologies within the modern computing industry. A broad set of transferable skills are taught and practised throughout the programme, which is built around real world problem solving. The core topics for the course include web and mobile systems development, database creation and management, rapid application development and user centred design. If you choose this course you can benefit from: Accreditation by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional; Partially meeting the Academic Requirement for registration as a Chartered Scientist; and, on behalf of the Engineering Council, partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer; Teaching staff who have been internationally recognised for innovations in teaching and learning, and who are active in internationally-rated research work in fields such as: web development, pervasive computing, artificial intelligence, distributed systems, and computing for the creative industries; Studying a course focused on practical work, using state-of-the-art technologies and design techniques to help develop a personal portfolio of work. This portfolio can then be displayed at the Coventry annual computing film show to a large audience of staff students and industry contacts; The opportunity to apply for an industrial placement year working with a technology company. Companies that students have worked for in the past include: Microsoft UK Ltd, Intel, Accenture, as well as a range of medium sized companies in web, media and the creative industries; Free access to Microsoft software for study and development purposes as part of the Microsoft Academy scheme; The opportunity to take part in our IBM mentoring scheme, as well as numerous international experiences.