Information Technology Foundation YearCoventry University
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- Foundation degree
- Coventry (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
Skills and Training
Skills and Training
This course enables successful students to automatically progress to the Information Technology Practitioner BSc (Hons) degree course at Coventry University College.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course provides an excellent academic background in IT and is ideal if you want to progress to the Information Technology Practitioner BSc (Hons) Degree. Each module of the course is designed to help you develop your knowledge and specific transferable skills. Successful completion of all modules means you can progress onto the Information Technology Practitioner BSc (Hons) Degree within Coventry University College.
This foundation course is also useful if you have the academic ability to succeed at degree-level study, but don’t have the appropriate subject background for direct entry into a degree programme. We also take into account your previous work experience, a real positive if you’re a mature student.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- Academic skills for higher education (HE)
- Mathematics and statistics for IT
- IT systems
- IT project management
On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Commonly used IT tools within an industry context, including a critical understanding of their purpose and application;
- The requirements to connect and set up an IT system using a range of hardware, removable storage media and a communication service safely and correctly;
- The tools and techniques available to monitor potential security risks and how to protect systems, data and software;
- The potential of IT to transform data management and business processes;
- The principles of academic research skills to apply critical and detailed thinking;
- The principles of independent and self-managed learning.
This course will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, tutorials, self-directed learning, textbooks, module webs, scenario-based learning sets, professional libraries and resources, journals and case studies, seminars, discussion forums and peer-to-peer learning.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
At Coventry University College there are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we’ll assess your learning through coursework and phase tests. Assessments take place at the end of each six-week block. Tutors can provide support through regular updates and tutorials, either online or face to face.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
As a full-time student a normal learning block will mean that you get 18 hours of teaching each week in groups of approximately 25-50 students. Depending on the course you have chosen, you will attend morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14.00-18.00) sessions. You will also need to attend one two-hour tutorial each week."