This programme is specifically designed to provide:
Level 1 modules in this degree that provide a foundation for any IT professional include System Analysis & Design, Fundamentals of Software Development, and Introduction to Programming in an appropriate language. More technical knowledge and skills are developed in Operating Systems & Computer Architecture and Introduction to
Networking. Introduction to Management and Computing & IT in the Workplace provide a foundation for multi-disciplinary education and understanding personal and organisational development. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are introduced throughout this level.
Specific technical skills related to Internet Technology are developed at this level. Fundamentals of Mobile Computing and Mobile & Wireless Technology provide indepth skills and a thorough understanding of how mobile technology supports modern lifestyles and organisational activity. Web Applications and Web Multimedia show you how to take full advantage of the technologies and components used to develop web-based multimedia applications. Network Security introduces you to the security needs of an organisation and covers the most popular countermeasures used to deter malicious attacks, along with risk assessment and mitigation strategies. The emphasis on independent learning continues at this level, and is a particular focus and requirement in Research Methods.
Independent learning continues in all modules but is a particular focus and requirement in Research Methods.
At this level there is further development of relevant technical skills and the ability to apply these skills with strong critical thinking and analysis. Enterprise Programming for Distributed Applications, Cloud Infrastructure and Services, and Developing E-Commerce Applications with XML provide in depth skills and a thorough understanding of how Internet Technology supports modern organisational activity. Innovation Management & New Product Development, Emergent Technology and Ubiquitous Computing give you the opportunity to enhance your research skills and generate viable technical ideas based on the latest technology innovations. Computer Systems Management and Entrepreneurship ensure that you have a proper understanding and appreciation of relevant issues whether you choose to join an existing organisation or decide to set up your own business.
The major project that you are expected to complete, entails extensive research in domain knowledge and the acquisition of skills in using tools and methods in Internet Technology. This is where you will demonstrate higher level critical thinking analysis and solutions development skills which will enhance your employability.
You will be able to master appropriate design, development and implementation skills to design and implement multimedia applications using appropriate platforms, tools and techniques. The degree will assist you to gain employment as a web designer or developer.