Software Development offers the opportunity to build expertise in creating software for many devices, platforms and technologies that connect us for business, creativity and entertainment. The course covers the design and development of Apps, Applications, Tools and Services for Desktop, Mobile, Tablet and Smart Devices, plus the Web and Cloud-based systems. There is an emphasis on creating high-quality software with a great user experience, using technologies such as touchscreens and motion sensors.
Students will explore various programming languages, development environments, technical and creative tools and have the opportunity to embrace the relevant aspects of computing science that are essential for the professional software developer who needs to adapt to the challenges and potential of technological innovation.
The course retains a practical focus throughout and students will be encouraged to build a professional portfolio and exhibit their work.
On completion of the course you will be able to:
- Produce professional, full-stack web solutions, including Web APIs
- Design and develop applications for multiple platforms (mobile, tablets, computers, Raspberry Pi)
- Effectively use Adobe Creative Cloud to design media elements (idents, logos, video editing) to assist in the production of high quality front-end systems.
- Produce work to industry standards using a variety of both collaborative and independent approaches.
The courses have been designed in line with the Computing Subject Benchmark Statement (QAA, 2007) provided by The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), who monitor standards and quality of higher education in the UK. In addition, the courses take into account the advice and requirements of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and local industry representatives. All staff are qualified in both teaching and their specialism.
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Our recent computing graduates are in the following roles: Computing Programming and Software Development / Engineering (Web, mobile, IoT, games, etc.), DevOps, Software Testing / QA Testing, IT Project Management. These are high demand computing employment fields in East Anglia.
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Starting September 2019