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DC121
Computer Applications

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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).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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4 Years
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This course will appeal to those who are inquisitive and see the potential of commuters in society, whether interested in computer games,  robotics , mobile phones or E commerce.

This degree prepares you for a professional career in computing and information technology. It gives you an in-depth knowledge of software engineering and the practical skills to apply this knowledge to develop tomorrow’s software.

Project work in final year allows students to showcase their talents to the industrial and business communities.

Computer Applications DC121
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An opportunity in year three (INTRA) to spend six months in a paid placement which integrates academic study with closely related jobs.

Graduates find employment as Software Engineers, Programmers, Web Developers, and work in the areas of Cloud Computing, App development and Research.



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