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WD001 GEN
Applied Computing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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4 Years
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Applied Computing is the application of classic and leading edge computing concepts and technologies to different, current problem areas. These concepts and technologies can be applied at the different levels of system development from project analysis and implementation to project management. 

The main part of the course equips you with strong programming/systems development/problem solving skills. You will choose an area of your choice depending on your interests. These areas are called streams and give you an opportunity to specialise in an area of your choice. Currently we have six streams on offer; these are:

  • Automotive and Automation Systems

  • Cloud and Network Computing

  • Computer Forensics and Security

  • Games Development

  • Media Development

  • Internet of Things

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WD001 GEN - Applied Computing
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WD001 GEN - Applied Computing
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Graduates of this degree will find employment in industry in a range of sectors including:

  • Software Developer
  • Applications Programmer
  • Game Developer
  • Cyber Security and Forensics Engineer
  • Media Developer

 



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