Computing

Software Development

Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Leaflet Code: HA0053
UCAS:G590


Overview

The aim of the programme is to train and support professional computer programmers, web developers and software engineers. The course is fast-paced and heavily practical, encouraging students to combine theory and practice whilst not compromising on academic quality. The course is ideal for those who enjoy writing code, creating applications and have a wish to develop a logical approach to problem solving.

On completion of this course you will receive a Foundation degree in Software Development. You will then be able to complete a top-up year to study towards a BSc in Software Development.

  • City Campus Manchester
  • Full Time
  • 2 years
  • September 2022

Awarding Partner:

Manchester Metropolitan University

Your studies are supported by a team of committed and enthusiastic teachers and researchers, experts in their chosen field. We also work with external professionals, many of whom are UCEN Manchester alumni, to enhance your learning and appreciation of the wider subject.

All staff educated to minimum of degree level. Many have postgraduate and teaching qualifications as well as strong industry experience.


• 64 UCAS Tariff Points

• We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.
An interview is required for those applying who do not meet the entry requirement.
You will be asked to write a 500 word academic report and/or a practical assessment to gain an understanding of your writing and technical skills prior to the course.

Your studies are supported by a team of committed and enthusiastic teachers and researchers, experts in their chosen field. We also work with external professionals, many of whom are UCEN Manchester alumni, to enhance your learning and appreciation of the wider subject.

All staff educated to minimum of degree level. Many have postgraduate and teaching qualifications as well as strong industry experience.

Level 4
100% Assignments

Level 5
67% Assignments
33% Exams

We would strongly recommend access to a laptop or computer to be able to undertake independent study. An External1TB Hard Drive is required

There are costs outside of academic books, printing costs and any other standard students related costs and are related specifically to the subject they are studying.

All students are subject to UCEN Manchester’s Terms and Conditions from the date they accept an offer to study here, full details of which can be found here. The UCEN Manchester Admissions Policy and Procedure can be found here.

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