University of the West of Scotland

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2019
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

Web and Mobile Development BSc Hons (Sandwich)

This programme will equip you with the skills to design, develop and maintain secure and usable web services and mobile applications that exploit the capabilities of the internet. You will gain expertise in systems design and analysis and use the latest tools, techniques and scripting languages for developing dynamic, interactive and secure web and responsive mobile solutions. The degree has strong industry links including a programme of guest speakers, company visits and networking events with employers. Study abroad opportunities are available. Graduates will be able to establish and manage secure web servers and create and maintain appropriate web material for companies in roles such as mobile developer, web programmer and systems developer. The Honours degree is accredited by the British Computer Society1 – conditions apply, for full details see our website. Course content Web and mobile technologies have radically altered our personal and professional lives, allowing billions of us to access unprecedented resources, establish social networks and ensure secure internet transactions. To support this high-technology growth sector, demand is high for skilled professionals who can design and develop mobile apps, web services software and administer their infrastructure. You will gain expertise in systems design and analysis and use the latest tools, techniques and scripting languages for developing dynamic, interactive and secure web and responsive mobile solutions. The degree has strong industry links including a programme of guest speakers, company visits and networking events with potential employers. Representatives from Traveltek and Skyscanner amongst others have delivered lectures to students about what they do and how they recruit. Year 1 Studies include the use of internet tools and techniques, e-business, networks, programming and design. Year 2 Topics include design, authoring, database use and interaction for the web. You will be introduced to industry-standard software and programming for mobile devices. Year 3 You will undertake studies in the use of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript for clientside website development with ASP.NET and PHP on the server side and configure and administer a number of secure servers for the deployment of web/mobile services. Year 4 (Honours) You will extend your studies of client-server systems plus emerging web server technologies and undertake a major individual project, which will demonstrate your creativity and knowledge at our annual showcase event, Digital Futures. Career prospects Graduates will be able to establish and manage secure web servers and create and maintain appropriate web material for companies. Career options include mobile developer, web programmer and systems developer.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Paisley Campus,Paisley
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Paisley Campus,Paisley
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250