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Technologies in Practice 

The Open University UK

Short Course Online
8 months
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1548 GBP/full
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About

This Technologies in Practice module from The Open University UK provides an opportunity to sample some of the key areas in computing and information technology. 

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Overview

 You will be introduced to three topics as tasters for your future studies and career: robotics, networking, and operating systems. Studying these topics will enable you to develop essential skills for future employment in the computing and IT industry and better understand the different routes through our curriculum. By studying this OU level 1 module you can begin to explore where your future career ambitions or interests might lie.

The Technologies in Practice  module from The Open University UK  is structured into three study blocks – robotics, networking and operating systems.

You’ll study both OU materials and third-party materials that support your learning in the three key topics. The module is practical and activity-based, and the study material is delivered online. You’ll therefore be working at your computer for significant periods of time.

You will learn

This module will enable you to:

  • increase your knowledge of robotics, computer networks and operating systems
  • develop a variety of skills appropriate to a career in the computing and IT industry
  • demonstrate your understanding of technical subjects and your technical skills through the development of a portfolio.

Vocational relevance

This module has particular vocational relevance to those wishing to develop a career in the IT industry. It provides many opportunities to demonstrate relevant technical knowledge and practical IT skills.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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5.5
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is an OU level 1 module providing you with the core subject knowledge and study skills needed for both higher education and distance learning and to help you progress to modules at OU level 2.

  • Technologies in practice (TM129) builds on the skills developed in key introductory modules, particularly Introduction to computing and information technology 1 (TM111). Therefore, if you intend to study both TM111 and TM129, you should study TM111 first.
  • You'll need to be able to carry out all the following activities on your computer: writing with a word-processor; saving and locating files; installing software; following basic instructions that enable you to explore your computer and undertake basic computing tasks; and accessing a website. You should also be able to read and understand written English and write clearly in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1548 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1548 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1548 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1548 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.

Funding

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