Applied Computing BSc (Hons)

Course Details

  • icon icon Institute De Montfort University
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  • icon icon Category Undergraduate Programs
  • icon icon Course Applied Computing BSc (Hons)

  • icon icon Campus Leicester Campus
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  • icon icon Language English

About Course

  • 3 Years
  • Full-time | Four years with a placement option  

  • Please note: this course was previous titled 'Computing BSc (Hons)'

    The modules on this course have been carefully designed to provide a fully integrated programme of study. Applied Computing BSc (Hons) is a practical, vocationally oriented course providing students with knowledge and skills for the modern, computer-driven workplace. The course is a contemporary mix of traditional computing subjects with professional and work-related skills.

    The core modules include Introduction to Computing, Computer Ethics, Data Analytics, Information and Database Design, Programming in Python, Project Management, Human Computer Interaction, Programming with APIs and Frameworks, Mobile Application Design and Development and Artificial Intelligence. In addition to the core modules, there are a number of optional modules for students to choose from including Information and Communication Technologies for Development, Information Security Management and Governance, Internet of Things and Advanced Database Management and Programming, so you can tailor your learning to your areas of interest.

    In your final year, you will select from a range of specialist options and also complete a computing project. 

    Key features:

    • We have more than 50 years of computing experience that you can learn from. This long-standing history allows you to draw on a wealth of research and academic expertise to inform your studies. Computer science and informatics research at DMU was ranked third for its research power among modern UK universities in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014), which is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.
    • Enhance your employability and gain industry experience by undertaking an optional work placement. Previously students have carried out placements at organisations including IBM, Vauxhall, Microsoft, General Electric, Siemens, GCHQ, Caterpillar and Hewlett –Packard.
    • Develop your practical skills in our specialist facilities. You’ll have access to 100 computer workstations which are divided into five interconnected laboratories, each with 20 high-specification PCs running Windows/Linux.
    • Enjoy an international experience with DMU Global, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Previous DMU Global trips have included New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Russia and Italy to name a few.

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