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BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year

Fees: £8,100 per year

The Future of Business is IT

Our BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year is a flexible and far-reaching undergraduate course designed to support you with focused attention, industry insights and excellent IT resources.

Forge your own path into specialisms and potential career options, and move onto the full degree programme with dedicated help from expert teaching staff.

This engaging and flexible course draws on key elements from other study pathways to give you a wide-ranging, industry-informed programme.

Why do a Computing Degree?

As you progress, you will have the opportunity to ‘zoom in’ on aspects of the subject that you have personal interests and strengths in, or that support your career or study goals.

Our foundation year offers an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of computing, programming and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study.

Meanwhile, guest speakers and lecturers give you access to highly relevant and up-to-date input from industry settings.

With intentionally small class sizes, we can offer you more meaningful and personalised interaction with our dedicated and enthusiastic lecturers – many of whom come with extensive industry insights and experience.

Progression Opportunities 

This course will prepare you to move onto the full degree programme and with computing technologies playing a greater role in all aspects of modern life, graduates find their skills in high demand across a wide range of industries.

A computing degree combines theoretical study and practical projects where you can learn subject specific skills such as programming, systems, databases, computer platforms, website production and networking.

The soft skills that a computing degree can equip you with include communication, leadership and organisational skills, all of which are highly sought after by employers.

What can I do with this qualification

This course will prepare you to move onto the full degree programme and with computing technologies playing a greater role in all aspects of modern life, graduates find their skills in high demand across a wide range of industries.

A computing degree combines theoretical study and practical projects where you can learn subject specific skills such as programming, systems, databases, computer platforms, website production and networking.

The soft skills that a computing degree can equip you with include communication, leadership and organisational skills, all of which are highly sought after by employers.

Entry Requirements 

  • UCAS points: 48
  • Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable
  • GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9
  • IELTS: 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (Non-native speakers)

If you did not study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You will be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.

Course Specification 

  • UCAS Code: G511
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Level: RQF Level 3-6
  • Awarding Body: University of Bolton
  • Assessment: Exams, essays, reports and presentations
  • Mode of Delivery: Full Time
  • Timetable options: Week Days / Evenings / Weekends (See website for full details of available timetables)
  • Intake dates: January, June and September 

You may be able to borrow money to help pay for college or university tuition fees and to help with living costs. Student finance is available on all our HND, Foundation, Bachelors and Top-Up Degree Courses.

BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year

London, UK
Kenton Rd, Kenton, Harrow HA3 8DP, UK
Tudor Rd, Southall UB1 1NX, UK
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Published on 2 Jun 2020

Deadline 1 Sep 2020