This is a programme leading to foundation degrees (university second year equivalent qualifications) awarded by Liverpool John Moores University with the following titles.
FdSc Computer Programming
FdSc Cyber Security and Networking
FdSc Computer Information Systems
All pathways provide a broad-based grounding in professional computing. Each named pathway has a focus on the skills needed to by the specialism in its title, and the Computing pathway allows students to mix and match modules from the other pathways to suit their own preferences or employment needs.
All awards are available through full- or part-time study and timetables are designed to minimise the number of times that a student would need to travel to College.
Students without a relevant qualification at level 4 will first complete the HNC Computing and then progress to complete the FdSc. Students with an HNC Computing would complete the level 5 modules only.
It is not necessary to select your pathway at the time of application, this can be selected later in discussions with the programme team.
The full-time fee for this programme is £7725 per year. Part-time fees are charged in proportion to the volume of study undertaken, if this programme is taken over four years the fee would be £4120 per year.
How will the course be assessed?
Most assessment is by a mixture of written assignments, practical work, presentations and online tests. There are no formal examinations at level 4 but two modules at level 5 contain 90 minute written examinations