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Information Technologies (Level 5 Foundation Degree)

Computing & IT

Course Overview

Offered in partnership with Ulster University this course will prepare you for a career in the computer industry or for further study at degree level. The programme is designed on a modular basis that will allow you flexibility in terms of your final choice of career specialism. The course modules have been designed to reflect current trends in industry. They will give you the opportunity to apply and develop the knowledge and skills you have acquired in real projects and particularly in the Work-based Learning module.Many graduates from the course have been offered full-time employment as a result of their performance in the workplace.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

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Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree FdSc in Information Technologies
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Programming II
  • Programming 1
  • Software testing
  • Business Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Systems
  • Web technologies
  • HCI
  • Network and Computer Architecture
  • Cyber Security
  • Programming I
  • Business Information Systems
  • Software Testing
  • Programming II
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Systems
  • Web Technologies
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Risks & Cybersecurity
  • Work-based Learning
  • Computer and Network Architecture
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

64 UCAS points + GCSE Maths Grade C minimum AND GCSE English Grade C or Essential Skills Level 2 Communications;OR APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) may apply for entry visit for details).

ROI Requirements

64 UCAS points plus OLC (Grade 04 or above) to include Maths and English; OR APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) may apply for entry visit for details).

Work Placement


What's Next?

Further Study

Successful completion of the course, depending on grade, enables progression to the second year of the BSc Hons Information Technologies at Ulster University, to similar degrees at other universities or to computer-related employment opportunities.

Career Prospects

Web Development, Software Development


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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
    Tipsudar Cochrane
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    This course had a huge impact on my life. Not only did it give me the confidence to start my own photography business, but I also gained friends for life!
    Linda McGlinchey (Photography)

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