801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
251–300 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Computing - University of Derby

This course is designed to provide a broad based introduction to studying computing at a higher education level. It has a strong work based focus and has been designed to reflect the diverse range of skills and technologies found in modern ICT industries. Students will develop a broad range of practical skills in networking, programming, application and web development underpinned by academic knowledge and an understanding of software engineering and computing science. Therefore, it is expected to appeal to students from a variety of computing disciplines as well as those seeking employment in ICT. Specifically, this award provides a sound basis for a career in systems development, web design, network management and hardware maintenance. **Level 4 Modules** Introduction to Computer Science Programming 1 Database Development for Business Foundations of Computer Science Client side Web Development Introduction to Networking **Level 5 Modules** Program Development Application Development Software Systems Development Mobile Device Development and Security Industrial Team Project Networks and Security **Progression** This award provides a sound basis for a career in application development, mobile /web design and development, network administration, hardware maintenance etc. Students can continue their studies on a B.Sc Computer Science top-up programme at the University of Derby.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    University of Derby Buxton,BuxtonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £6,720
  • England Year 1 £6,720
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,720
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,720
  • Wales Year 1 £6,720