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Computing and Education Studies, B.A./B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Worcester, United Kingdom
The Computing and Education Studies programme of University of Worcester enables you to tailor your course to your individual needs and interests. You’ll be able to choose from a wide range of optional computing modules, including Computer Games, Mobile Apps, Cybersecurity and e-Business.
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Overview

During the Computing and Education Studies programme of University of Worcester you’ll be taught with practical focus by tutors with academic, professional and consultancy experience including working with blue-chip clients (such as Accenture, Burger King, IBM, Tropicana, Walt Disney and American Sugars). You’ll benefit from excellent support from your tutors to help you develop your subject knowledge and study skills.

Key Features

  • Access to our Media Lab, our student led-software house, where you can undertake work for local business clients.
  • Entrepreneurial Projects to impress employers or inspire you to set up your own business. Previous students have created websites, mobile apps, Facebook pages, computer games and robots – all as part of their course.
  • Opportunities to gain credit for work experience and / or mentoring in educational settings.
  • Very strong links with teacher training courses and providers of employment in other sectors of education.
  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree. 

Where could it take you?

Employability

A degree in Computing will open doors to a very broad range of career options. Many of our graduates go on to careers in systems analysis, website design, database design, network management, software development, security analysis, mobile apps development and IT services and support.  It may also inspire you to set up your own business or to work freelance.

The Education Studies aspect of the degree is an excellent route for progression to PGCE courses at Worcester and other providers. If you achieve a 2:1 or above you will be guaranteed an interview for teacher training (Primary) at Worcester provided you meet the various national pre-requisites for the course. As well as going on to become successful teachers, other students move into areas such as learning support, child mentoring and welfare, and become training officers in the private sector.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Computing
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming OR Web Technologies
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object Oriented  Design and Development OR Web Application Development
  • Education in Context
  • Equality and Diversity in Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    59

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates
  • Up to two academic references (depending on your course level and subject)
  • An English language test score (IELTS/Cambridge Advanced, Pearson)
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport or ID card

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The standard tuition fees for part-time UK and EU students will be £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20 credit module and £2,313 per 30-credit module.

Living costs for Worcester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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