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Computing (Data and Information Systems) (BSc)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Swansea
English
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Program description

Computing (Data and Information Systems) (BSc)

Graduates from this programme use their expertise to design, implement, test and maintain innovative computer based solutions to support the technological infrastructure in contemporary organisations.

Students on this programme will learn database design, creation, administration and the development of programs for the development of data driven applications. In the first year, you will study a broad range of subjects common to several courses within the Computing Portfolio. These provide the underpinning required for later years and allow flexibility to transfer across pathways in your first year of study.

During your second year, you will study modules that provide a greater depth for your chosen programme. In the final year, you will undertake a major project which provides a focus for your studies.

The course focuses on designing, implementing, testing and maintenance of high-quality information systems and data driven applications.

You will focus on acquiring and using the expertise required by an information systems developer and programmer to create solutions to large and complex problems. The expertise and skills you develop from engineering software solutions as part of a team is highly regarded by employers.

Admission requirements

BSc Computing (Data and Information Systems) - Three Years Full-Time

104 UCAS tariff points (previously 260) to include:

  • Two C grades at A-Level/AVCE; or
  • BTEC National Diploma grades Pass, Pass, Pass; or
  • BTEC National Certificate grades Merit, Pass; or
  • NVQ Level 3 - Pass

Subjects at Advanced Level should include ICT, Computing, Maths, Physics or similar.

GCSE Maths grade C or above is preferred.

For more information, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1 modules - BSc

  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • Introduction to Web and Database Concepts
  • Learning in the Digital Era
  • Networks and Cyber Security Essentials
  • Software Development

Year 2 modules - BSc

  • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation
  • Data Security and Compliance
  • Databases and Application Development
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Network Operating Systems and Services
  • Statistical Programming

Year 3 modules - BSc

  • Independent Project
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Emerging Trends
  • Usability Engineering

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2021/2022: £13,500

Career opportunities

Our graduates have excellent employment prospects in the computing, teaching, lecturing and ICT industry, as well as in other areas of the economy. Recent statistics show that the vast majority are following their chosen career paths within six months of graduating.

Graduates would seek positions in fields such as application development, business systems analysis, database development and administration, information systems consultancy and management.

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About this institute

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD is the oldest University in Wales and was founded in 1822. It has campuses in rural and city locations in the UK. The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city centre as well...


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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

College Road Carmarthen
SA31 3EP Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom

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www.uwtsd.ac.uk


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