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Computing and Digital Technologies Foundation Degree (Part-time)

Course Overview

This Foundation Degree will provide a rigorous study of the theory and principles underlying computing and digital technologies; developing and challenging students by establishing a high degree of expertise in the application, integration and critical evaluation of a range of computing and digital technologies, principles and practices.

The modules studied may include:

  • Programming and Software Fundamentals
  • Networking and Cyber Security Essentials
  • 3D Visualisation and Interaction Fundamentals
  • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development

Learners can choose to study either the full-time (2 year) or part-time (3 year) route.

Course Overview

Course Overview

This Foundation Degree will provide a rigorous study of the theory and principles underlying computing and digital technologies; developing and challenging students by establishing a high degree of expertise in the application, integration and critical evaluation of a range of computing and digital technologies, principles and practices.

The modules studied may include:

  • Programming and Software Fundamentals
  • Networking and Cyber Security Essentials
  • 3D Visualisation and Interaction Fundamentals
  • User Experience (UX) and Full Stack Development

Learners can choose to study either the full-time (2 year) or part-time (3 year) route.

Student Spotlight

Ross Vernon, BSc (Hons) Computing & Internet Technologies

We get loads of contact time with tutors and the computer labs are well equipped: we’re using cutting-edge technology every day.

Assessment

Assessment Methods

Our specialist teaching staff have hands-on experience of working in computing, and offer expert tuition in labs and classrooms. Assessment is through a mix of assignments, practical work, reports and presentations. There are no formal examinations, only coursework. As part of the course, you will be required to undertake projects both in groups and individually.

A prominent feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment, where modules are assessed by the course teaching team as you complete them. The focus of the degree is the final year computing project, showcasing your high level computer skills in a practical project of your choice. This course is delivered on-site each week across the academic year.

Entry Requirements and Progression

Progression

The Foundation Degree is a perfect platform for progression on to the BSc (Hons) Top-up Degree. You will be equipped with a range of computer skills that are all highly desirable to prospective employers.

Entry Requirements

Typically entrants will possess:

  • A minimum of 64 UCAS points from a full Level 3 qualification in a related subject area
  • At least four GCSEs at grade 4 and above including English and maths (recognised Level 2 in English may be considered).

Fees

The current fee for 2020/21 entry to this course is £5,200* per academic year of study.

The fee for 2021/22 entry to this course will be set during Spring 2021.

For more information regarding course fees, please read our ‘Fees and Funding’ page.

*Fees are subject to review annually. The fees for existing students may be increased annually in line with the Retail Price Index.

Policies and Regulations

Bridgwater Graduation 2020

12th March 2021