This year will introduce you to the basics in software development, how a technology system works and how a technology business operates. This knowledge will feed into the central team project where you will apply your knowledge to an employer challenge. You'll also go on your first five-week placement.
You will further develop your programming skills in Year 2 with new languages, effective programming techniques and disruptive technologies. You'll also learn how to put the customer at the centre of product design and prototyping. During the team project you'll be work with third year students to deliver a solution to a business brief. You will be using the latest software tooling technologies such as Git Hub and Cucumber that are used by leading businesses.
Your understanding of product design, programming, testing, secure deployment and overall project management skills are honed in your final year, while specialist modules enable you to focus on fast growing areas of the industry such as cyber security, artificial intelligence and cloud computing.
The capstone of your degree will be a substantial independent project in which you will work closely with academic supervisors and employer mentors. With their support you will put your skills and knowledge to the test, demonstrating to employers that you are ready for the professional world.
On this course you will study a range of modules which may include the following: