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Computing

In the current digitally dependent global economy, it is predicted that the digital skills shortage will continue to worsen, requiring new and talented individuals in various sectors such as cybersecurity, software and network engineering. The programme reflects industry requirements with a mix of cybersecurity, programming paradigms, hardware and networking and client and server web development, relevant to the current skills shortage and growing industry needs.

This foundation degree will equip you with the essential skills and competencies that employers seek in graduates, and will open up opportunities for you in both the public and private sectors worldwide. Whilst encouraging digital trends, innovations and entrepreneurial mindset, this programme will give emphasis to current technological advances, such as VR, AR, AI and IoT technologies, highly desired by employers.

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Ucas Code: G400

Award: FdSc awarded by University of Plymouth

Modes of study: Full-time, part-time and modular study available

Institution code: S32

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Careers & Employability

Upon successful completion of this foundation degree you may progress to the final year of the BSc (Hons) Computing degree at the University of Plymouth. Please note that there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Alternatively, you could consider employment in a number of fields. A degree in computing offers a wide range of career opportunities in areas such as; cybersecurity, network engineering, systems analysis, software engineering, database development, web technologies and software engineering for mobile and entertainment systems.

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"The FdSc Computing course was recommended to me, and the broad range of subjects covered made it a fantastic way of developing my skills. I received excellent support from my tutors, who were always helpful, and there were valuable vocational trips, such as visiting technology conventions in London."Luke Mills

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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