Bachelor of Science (Hons) In Computing and Information Technology (Top-up Degree)

Bachelor of Science (Hons) In Computing and Information Technology (Top-up Degree) 2018-08-08T13:16:19+00:00

Course Details

MQF/EQF Level

Level 4

ECTS Credits

60 ECTS

Duration of Study Programme

1-2 Academic Year

Awarding Body

English Domain

Intakes

October & January

Local Price

€2,450

Course description

  • Achieve an integrated masters degree and the recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status on this innovative new teaching course
  • Undertake varied school placements to develop your professional skills
  • Prepare for future leadership roles by gaining problem solving and advanced research skills at masters level
  • Choose from a range of curriculum enhancement options to tailor the course to your interests and career ambitions
  • Learn from our passionate and experienced team who are committed to helping you become the best teacher you can be.

What you will study

You will study modules such as:

  • Professional Practice 1
  • Child Development
  • Mathematics and English: Starting Points for Learning and Teaching
  • Science and Computing: Starting Points for Learning and Teaching
  • Wider Curriculum: Starting Points for Learning and Teaching
  • Keeping Safe
  • Educational Theory, Policy and Practice
  • Professional Practice 2
  • Mathematics and English: Progressing Learning and Teaching
  • Science and Computing: Progressing Learning and Teaching
  • Wider Curriculum: Progressing Learning and Teaching
  • Diversity Matters
  • Educational Settings
  • Research Methods for Teacher Inquiry
  • Professional Practice 3
  • Curriculum Enhancement*
  • English, Mathematics and Science: Enhancement of Learning and Teaching
  • Professional Accountability
  • Educational Debates (masters level)
  • Research Perspectives for Teacher Inquiry (masters level)
  • Optional module – choose from:
    • Conditions for Learning
    • Inclusion: Making a Difference
    • Curriculum Design

*possible enhancements are likely to include: Creative Arts, English, Mathematics, Science and Computing, SEND, Primary Foreign Languages, Physical Activity and Humanities.

  • Curriculum Leadership and Management (masters level)
  • Teacher Inquiry (masters level)

How you will learn

You’ll learn through lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, guest speakers, and creative partners. School placements are a vital part of your development, and you’ll also have the opportunity to broaden your experiences through museum visits, overseas school visits, and visits to special educational needs settings, early years and Key Stage 3 settings.

Work placements

During the course, you’ll spend approximately 36 weeks on placement in a number of different schools. This will include a mixture of placements from EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) through to the end of Key Stage 2. You will also complete a placement in a special educational needs setting to help build your skills when working with diverse groups.

Method of Assessment

There are no exams, so you’ll be assessed through essays, personal reflections, presentations, posters, reports, tests, and audits. During the first three years of the course, you will undertake an assessed placement. In your final year, your placement will not be assessed.

Entry requirements

September 2018 typical entry requirements

UCAS points 120-128 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
Specific requirements at A-level N/A
Specific requirements at GCSE Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including Maths, English Language and a Science (there are currently a range of equivalences which can be accepted. Please contact our Admissions team if you need clarification).
Interview / Audition Yes
Portfolio N/A

Fees & funding

2018/19 Fees

Full-time Part-time
UK/EU £9,250 per year N/A
International £12,500 per year N/A

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