Degree Options: Computing with Software Developement, Computing with IT Management, Computing with Data Analytics
This programme aims to give students knowledge of information systems and databases as well as an indepth knowledge of networking and communications.
The interactive media elements of the programme will develop your knowledge of topics from web design and usability to computer games design and development.
Students will receive a substantial grounding in business concepts which help place information technology in its context in the modern world. Within the programme you will find opportunities to develop your particular interests and strengths by suggesting or selecting projects that interest you.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
Excellent prospects with many graduates now working as developers with leading IT companies such as Oracle, Accenture, IBM, Microsoft as well as in hospitals, health boards, county councils. Others have joined game development companies and some have set up their own IT companies.
Typical roles obtained by graduates of this programme include systems developers, IT managers, database administrators, systems analysts and network engineers.
Junior developer, software tester, analyst, developer, systems architect, project manager, team leader, IT consultant, chief technical officer.