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Computer Science (with Foundation) BSc (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Computing, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why Computer Science?**Our Computer Science degree helps you build your technical and entrepreneurial skills, working with industry names such as Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu and GE Aviation. You’ll learn to patent your designs and prepare a professional portfolio to help launch your career. There’ll be the chance to work on real business briefs, from the development of mobile apps, to hardware platforms and mission critical software. With opportunities for work placements with companies such as Accenture and Renishaw, as well as paid freelance work during the course, our graduates stand out from the competition. There is even the chance to design and build a line-tracing robotic car and travel to Germany to participate in the European Renesas MCU Car Rally.You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers as you develop your abilities in computing problem solving and software engineering, learning high and low-level languages such as C/C++, Java, Python, HTML5 and CSS. Students can also take advantage of cutting-edge facilities including a purpose-built computing and technology suite with dedicated IT labs and industry-standard tools and operating systems, including Android, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Drones, Photoshop, Microsoft, Oracle and Cisco.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per year

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 113 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    117 52%

    81st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    66th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    53rd

    9

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