BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (Top-Up)

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Computer Science and Digital Technologies

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Fees and Funding

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Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Mental Wealth; Professional Life 3 (Project)

    Developing professional skills are increasingly critical for successful graduate-level employment, entrepreneurship and career progression in the 4th industrial revolution.

    This module will provide you with the opportunity to apply the full range of skills, competencies and experience required for successful development to, and in, a range of potential future career areas.

    Herein you will advance the areas identified at level 5 for their own personal professional development (including emotional, social, physical, cultural and cognitive intelligences) through taught and workshop activity.

    You will undertake a sizeable piece of individual academic work in an area of your own interest relevant to, and demonstrating technical skills acquired in, your programme of study. You will normally need to research one or more academic topic areas and then apply your findings to the construction of a computer-based system.

    You will consider the ethical, legal, social, and professional issues in the construction of systems and the project will require appropriate research, analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance, evaluation and project management.

    You will reflect on the success of the strategies that you employed to further develop your reflective skills, self-awareness, 'life style' and 'self care' approaches and where necessary improve your approaches.

    You will have an opportunity to select an in-house microbusiness to join in the role of 'Manager'. In this position you will oversee the successful operation of the enterprise, coach and mentor students new to the programme. Working collaboratively with peers and academic staff, you will ensure the effective delivery of a live project by managing people and physical resources. In doing so you will apply the skills learnt elsewhere in your studies (and from external activities) required in the workplace.

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    Computer and Network Security

    • Provides students with a detailed understanding of the methods used by attackers to compromise computer system and network security.
    • Enables students to compare and contrast the various tools and techniques that can be used to protect computer systems and networks from attack and to select appropriate tools and techniques for dealing with specific attacks.
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    Enterprise Architecture and Cloud Computing

    This module provides students with in-depth understanding of the concepts and principles underpinning the application of Enterprise Architecture and Cloud Computing in business. The module furnishes students with an understanding of the supporting technologies, portals and collaboration tools used for the development of Enterprise Architecture. It also examines the relationship between Enterprise frameworks and Web based Enterprise Architecture. This module provides students with needed techniques for investigating and analysing the various cloud deployment models, platforms and development of cloud systems. The module provides students with the skills needed to develop Enterprise portal for different Enterprise Architectures and Enterprise Cloud Computing Systems. This module furnishes students with the knowhow to evaluate the methods used for developing and or simulating web portals using software packages. The module provides students with the understanding of future industrial and research trends in information systems development by reviewing established concepts and upcoming techniques in Cloud, COBIT, ITIL.

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    Project Management

    This module provides students with a thorough understanding of the role of ICT projects in the context of an enterprise environment. The students also expose the critical challenges in managing a project in meeting organisational objectives and satisfying the requirements of a project portfolio. It aims to develop a professional approach towards utilising standard methodologies, tools and techniques in managing information systems projects.

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    Work Based Learning

    Developing fundamental professional skills are increasingly critical for successful graduate-level employment, entrepreneurship and career progression in the 4th industrial revolution. 

    This module equips students with the skills that are needed to make successful applications for jobs within the IT sector, provides students with opportunities to gain experience of working in the IT industry and apply their knowledge of information and communication technologies, gained elsewhere in their programmes, to the solution of a real-world business problem.

    Students will have an opportunity to gain work experience in an external IT company or have the opportunity to select an in-house microbusiness to join. In this position they will take on a specific production role, working collaboratively with peers and academic staff on a live project.  In doing so they will apply the skills learnt elsewhere in their studies (and external development) required in the workplace. 
     

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

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