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What's new in the Computing and & Communications Curriculum

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The Computing and IT curriculum is regularly updated with new modules, new qualifications and changes to the content in existing modules. The most recent major developments are the introduction of three new qualifications. John will provide an overview of the curriculum, including the new qualifications in Computing with Electronic Engineering and the undergraduate and postgraduate cyber security ones. Allan will then explain how TM335 is kept topically up to date with the addition of module material around 5G, broadband and optical fibre.

Presentation time: 
Wednesday, 7 July, 2021 - 12:50
With: 

Allan Jones

Allan Jones is a Senior Lecturer in the School or Computing and Communications. He has mostly worked on communication modules and chaired the production of TM355 Communications Technology. Most recently he contributed to T312 Electronics: Signal Processing, Control and Communications.

John Woodthorpe

John has spent most of his working life in R&D for a manufacturer of aerospace and automotive components. He started teaching on OU residential schools back in the 1980s, and over time has gradually found himself sucked more and more into the OU.

Karen Foley

Karen Foley is a lecturer at The Open University and oversees Student Hub Live, The Open University’s live online interactive platform to facilitate academic community. Chair of Y032 People, Work and Society, Karen is involved in the Open and Access programmes.

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