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DB500
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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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BSc (Hons) in Computing students specialise in an interesting combination of computing areas such as Data Analytics and Big Data, Cloud Computing, Software Development, and web and cloud technologies.

A key focus of the programme is to provide graduates with a systematic understanding of the principles, theory and application of computing.

In year 3 students will undertake a 10 month work placement. In year 4 students will undertake 4 modules and a capstone project.

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Graduates will have a clear understanding of the practical, theoretical and professional foundations of computing science. The programme enables and supports students to develop critical analytical skills and to develop skills in applying theoretical concepts to the practice of computing.

Year 3 provides the opportunity for the practical application of learning and for continued learning through a 10-month work placement.


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The BSc (Hons) in Computing is intended to position graduates for recruitment into positions in the areas of Data Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Web & Mobile Computing and Software Development. 



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