The BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development will prepare you to work in a variety of exciting roles developing software and systems. It has a strong practical element and you will gain expertise in how to develop information systems and manage software projects. We’ve worked closely with industry and professional bodies to ensure that what you learn is relevant to what you’ll do when you graduate, and your skills will meet the standards that employers expect. This Computer Applications Development course builds on a foundation of ‘core computing’ and introduces you to software development, web development, information engineering, computer architecture and operating systems. You’ll develop more focused skills to develop the kinds of system most modern organisations use, for example, using mobile and desktop client software to access complex data sets using web services. Computer systems are fundamental to many industries, so you can apply your skills in many fields. With the sandwich course, you could spend up to a year working in industry. You can also take part in live projects and taster weeks, or choose a shorter three-month placement. Companies of all sizes need project managers, software developers, information managers, web application developers, and more. This Computing degree offers you a thorough grounding in the skills needed to open up a flexible career in computing. The Computer Applications Development course degree is based in Treforest. USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place. From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with.