First year in Computing
Jump straight into the first year of your Computing degree, but benefit from an integrated approach that offers a supported transition to studying in the UK.
If your IELTS score and high school leaving grades exceed the requirements for foundation entry, this option is for you. The Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC) module is taught at the college, but the rest of the course is taught at the University.
- ILSC: extra support with study and communication skills during the first year of your degree, preparing you for success at undergraduate level
- Optional placement year – mandatory for BA (Hons) International Business
Pathways at the University of Plymouth
Fees for 2019/20
Analysis and Design
You will apply fundamental analysis and design concepts to a team project, using requirements and systems engineering in a web application development scenario.
You will develop a basic understanding of the hardware components of computer systems. The module includes low-level programming and you will also look at memory and process management, as well as security and virtualisation.
Cybersecurity and Networks
You will explore networking concepts and robust cybersecurity, examining threats and issues in security design of host systems and networks.
Databases: Analysis, Design and Development
You will be introduced to analysis and design concepts that are essential for developing and implementing database systems.
Introduction to Object-oriented Programming
You will receive a comprehensive introduction to Software Engineering (SE) before advancing to Object-oriented Programming.
Programme Introduction and Web Development
You will familiarise yourself with computing concepts and technical skills, developing your knowledge and understanding of web development.
Stage 1 Computing Placement Preparation
If you’re planning on undertaking a placement in your final year, this module will assist you in your search, preparing you for a year in industry.
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Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
You will develop your academic communication skills and use of digital technology for higher education.
How will I be assessed? 60% coursework, 40% exam