BA (Hons) Applied Computing

Course details

This course will allow you to develop excellent technical and theoretical skills encompassing the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data recovered from computer based devices such as PCs, mobile phones, tablets, network equipment and other data storage devices to establish factual evidence in a manner that is admissible in a court of Law. This degree also provides essential legal, courtroom and advocacy skills required for legal or commercial use.

Intakes Study Options Location
Sep, Jan, May 1 year, full time, weekdays UK

Why Study BA (Hons) Applied Computing?

For those excited about the ever-expanding world of technology; a phenomenon existent everywhere in modern society, as well as how people with the skills to harness its power use it will be interested in an Applied Computing course. Applied computer science skills and knowledge cater for a variety of job roles in the digital age not only limited to the purely computer-centric, as technology is used in daily operations everywhere.

IT is an integral part of every business and organization, owing itself to organisational matters in a big way and so businesses look for and value people who are well versed in how computers work for various logistical purposes. Computer technologies are also constantly changing, so companies need those who understand the technological basics in order to roll with the punches as new software and devices are developed. By enrolling, you therefore make yourself a precious asset to any workforce and hence highly desirable.

Career Opportunities:

The addition of an Applied Computing degree to your experiential arsenal provides opportunities for a variety of senior and influential professions. These include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Online Security
  • Systems Architecture
  • Video Game Design
  • Communications
  • Project Management
  • Computer Programming

The opportunity for work experience and studying abroad are also invaluable for those looking to endeavour in a career in Applied Computing, allowing you to gain real practical experience as well as mix with individuals who can advise and guide you to the best career prospects.

Course Structure & Classes

Year 1

  • Business and professional issues

  • Mathematical analysis for informatic 

  • Media, computers and networks

  • Socio-technical analysis of requirements

  • Software development

Year 2

  • Database systems

  • Developing web applications

  • Research and professional practice

  • Systematic software development

  • User-centred design

  • System design techniques

Year 3

  • Distributed computer systems

  • Engineering software

  • Honours informatics project

  • IS project management

  • Optional Module

Please note: the availability of modules are subject to change depending on the course circumstances and student demand, the structure and modules offered will vary on your placement of university and intake.

Entry requirements

  • GCSE: minimum of five to include Maths and English at grade C or grade 4
  • UCAS tariff points : BSc: 120-128 points
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Please get in touch with one of our consultants regarding English fluency, work experience and any other inquiries you may have about entry requirements.

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