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Computer Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: G407

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Computers are an integral part of modern society, with technology touching all aspects of life including commerce, industry, healthcare, communication and recreation. A degree in Computer Science with Salford will provide you with practical skills and knowledge to innovate and use technology to improve the world around us.**Computer scientists design, develop and analyse software and hardware that can overcome commercial, social and scientific challenges. As industry 4.0 heralds the next generation of connected networks and technologies, develop the skill set for the 21st century ready for a limitless career creating applications and networks for the connected, data-driven generation.Accredited by the British Computer Society, you'll be educated to the highest professional standards, studying real-world relevant modules. You’ll graduate equipped with the practical skills ready to build a successful and lucrative computing career anywhere in the world.The Foundation Year of the four-year programme (or five if you opt for an industry placement year) aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in computer science to meet the prerequisites for study on the associated degree programme. The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills combined with key subjects in computer science. You will cover the basics of programming, as well as looking at the detailed operation of computer systems. Furthermore, you will cover essential mathematics and gain the correct skill set for success on the related computer science course. Following completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remainder of your course.With our envious campus location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region’s thriving tech community. With your future career in mind, we’ll encourage you to take an additional placement year to apply what you’ve learnt and develop further skills, adding ‘with professional experience’ to your degree award. There will also be opportunities to take part in extra-curricular activities through our computing society.Features• Gain programming practice through design, implementation and testing, along with an appreciation of more sophisticated programming behaviour• Learn the principles of relational database management system, and their implementation and efficiency, using emerging trends• Explore the theory and practice of website design and development, understanding human-computer interaction and designing and analysing user interfaces• Develop knowledge and understanding of the application pattern-based strategies for resolving common high-level problems• Use high-level real-time 3D graphics toolkits, and your knowledge of Java to develop use of the C++ programming language• Become familiar with AI techniques and terminology for knowledge representation and searching, and gain an understanding of data mining algorithms

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    10

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