This qualification is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enhance their career potential in the computing and IT profession. The courses are aimed mainly, but not exclusively, at those who have some computing experience.
Typical Course Structure
Introduction to Programming
Programming and Software Quality Assurance
Maths for Computing
Client Side Web Development
Professional Skills and Ethics
Object Oriented Programming Server Side
Database Principles and Technologies
HCI and User Interface Design
Computing Project (dissertation)*
Mobile Application Development
Artificial Intelligence Cloud and Distributed Computing
Employability and Entrepreneurship
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS. Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website: Institute code: L42 UCAS Course code: I100
You will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course.
Full Time - 3 Years
14 hours per week.
Whilst the sessions delivered at College will typically fall between Monday and Friday from 9am – 5pm, it is expected that students will complete the online study, in addition to the independent study, outside of these times. Students should also make themselves available to complete work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from the following: GCE A and AS Levels BTEC National (90 Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher. For mature applicants, experience may be taken in lieu of qualifications that carry UCAS Tariff points. Plus GCSE English Language – grade C/4 or above GCSE Maths – grade C/4 or above (Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent) EU / INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS NARIC confirmed equivalent of 64 UCAS points IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa
The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include: Coursework Portfolios Assessments Essays Presentations (group) Case Studies Reports Websites Progression On successful completion of this course, graduates have a strong set of practical skills for pursuing a career within the computing and IT industry. Graduates will have the capability to adapt and respond to the changing and diverse nature of the sector. Graduates could also complete postgraduate courses at an alternative university or pursue a teacher training qualification.
Full Time Per Year:
Home and EU Students £7999.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
Additional Course Costs
Textbooks – varying costs (optional)
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.
Apply Online at UCAS
This course is validated by the University of Hull. The validating
institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the
programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught
at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all
aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of
the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that
students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the
awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln
College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page,
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