We have a strong computing department at the University, with an experienced team of dedicated academics and professionals delivering industry-relevant courses in a suite of well-equipped computer labs.
The computing curriculum is aligned with key elements of recognised professional certification programmes. The course has been developed with input from major industry leaders such as Microsoft, Oracle, HP and Cisco. This is to maximise opportunities for graduates when entering the jobs market.
Our programme balances theory and practice in computing systems and software engineering. This course provides a strong foundation and offers the opportunity to specialise in various computing branches of the industry. Students focus on their areas of specialist interest by choice of options and through an individual project in the final year. Thus enabling you to move forward into a number of sector career paths such as Software Developer, System Development, Mobile Development, Networking & Security, Database Management, IT support and Research.
The degree has a broad scope and covers the main areas within the field of computing. You’ll also learn key industrial skills that are transferrable within technology based careers. During your time with us, you’ll learn about all crucial aspects of computer system and software development including analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance.
This hands on course will see you master the art of computer programming using core languages such as: Java, C# and C++. You’ll cover the full systems implementation cycle. This will be done using industrial standard tools and techniques including Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and through advanced development methods.
Being able to contribute to the analysis, design, creation and management of information systems and software, you will find a variety of exciting and dynamic career paths open to you. You will be qualified to work in software development, systems analysis, corporate or Government IT, database administration, web system development, system support, network engineering and research. You may also enjoy a career in the vibrant and growing area of Mobile and Cloud Computing.