Foundation Degree in Computing and Network Systems

In Newry

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Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Newry (Northern Ireland)

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

This course is offered in conjunction with the University of Ulster and is an innovative programme designed to provide students with the necessary high level skills needed to gain employment in a fast growing sector. Achievement of the Foundation Degree will provide progression to Year 2 of the Honours Degree in Computing Science and will provide exemption from the placement year. You can. This course is suitable for The Foundation Degree in Computing and Network Systems is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment in the computing sector. The course combines academic rigor with hands on skills development in areas of Software Development and Network Management and Administration. It will provide students with the skills and expertise to seek employment.

Facilities

Location

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Newry (County Down)
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East/West Buildings, Patrick Street, BT35 8DN

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Subjects

  • Database Design
  • Computing
  • Java
  • MySQL
  • SQL
  • Adabas
  • DB2
  • Network
  • University
  • systems
  • Data Management
  • Programming
  • Network Training
  • Network Management

Course programme


FOUNDATION DEGREE IN COMPUTING AND NETWORK SYSTEMS

Who is this course for?

The Foundation Degree in Computing and Network Systems is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment in the computing sector.

The course combines academic rigor with hands on skills development in areas of Software Development and Network Management and Administration. It will provide students with the skills and expertise to seek employment in areas of the computing sector where there is a clear skills deficit.

How long is this course for?
2 years full-time (including placement) or 4 years part-time
What will I study?
  • Database Management
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Placement in a Computing Environment
  • Introductory Programming (Java)
  • Object Orientated Programming (Java)
  • Visual Programming (Java and Visual Basic)
  • Network Design, Installation and Management
  • Systems Analysis

Students completing the Foundation Degree will also be able to acquire professional training leading to:
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • CISCO Certified Network Associate status.

On-line learning will be used for the delivery and assessment of a number of units. Intranet and Internet services will enable students to undertake learning and assessment remotely - either at home or in work.

Attendance Full-Time / Part-Time
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be carried out by the use of coursework assignments and end of module examinations throughout the duration of the course.

What can I do after the course?

This course is offered in conjunction with the University of Ulster and is an innovative programme designed to provide students with the necessary high level skills needed to gain employment in a fast growing sector.

Achievement of the Foundation Degree will provide progression to Year 2 of the Honours Degree in Computing Science and will provide exemption from the placement year. You can therefore complete an Honours Degree in Computing Science in the same time period as a student enrolled directly on the degree at the University of Ulster. You may also transfer to other universities to complete their degree.

How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus) and return it to the Admissions Office at the Newry Campus.

Foundation Degree in Computing and Network Systems

Price on request