Through the development of new technologies and new applications, computer science radically and continually changes the way we experience our world, whether in gaming, communications, commerce, entertainment, science or education. This course assumes no prior knowledge of computer science and offers you the flexibility to pursue specialist areas of particular interest to you (eg web design, digital business and internet security).
Year 1: Programming essentials; it toolbox; business organisation and practice; systems analysis and design; programming applications; information and communication technology; technology and change; group design workshop. Year 2: Advanced programming concepts; systems analysis and design; database systems; network communications; group design workshop; operating systems; information and project management; option module. Year 3: project (double module); 6 option modules: advanced database systems; broadband multimedia networks; intelligent web design; internet security; computer graphics, advanced java.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
- International Baccalaureate 25
- Tariff 112
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- BTEC National Diploma MMM
- GCE A-level
- SQA Higher
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- BTEC National Award
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 62%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 87%
|Studying and working||10|
Total Written: 31%
Total Coursework: 69%