Applied Computing Foundation Degree

Program your future with our Applied Computing Foundation Degree. In 2018, global digital tech investment increased 288% on 2017 figures, reaching a record high of just under £153 billion (Tech Nation Report 2019. Be part of this lucrative industry as an analyst, programmer, technician, or tester.

About the course

Our exciting computing programme will develop your technical competency as well as your industry knowledge. Blending academic theory, practical application, and work experience, you will take your computing skills to new heights, and succeed in the ever-evolving IT industry. We emphasise employability skills so you’ll gain work experience and placement opportunities.

As you progress through our programme, you will develop skills and knowledge in three areas of computing: database, software programming, and web. You will study database structures, computer systems, and software development, as well as website dynamics, multimedia, work related learning and professional development.

This course is validated by The Open University


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pound symbol iconFee £7,950 Full Time or £3,975 Part Time (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre
calendar iconStart Date September 2020
timer iconDuration 2 years Full Time or 4 years Part Time (on an infill basis)
level iconCourse Code UCAS Course Code: G490 Institution code: L21
clock iconStudy Mode Full Time or Part Time