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Computer Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Fascinated by computers, programming and the endless possibilities of the web? Perhaps you've shown evidence of good academic potential, but don’t have sufficient qualifications or have been out of formal education for a while. This new four year degree route incorporates a foundation year and will develop your computing skills and knowledge. Successful completion of the foundation year will enable you to progress onto Year 1 of our computing degrees.You will study core skills from computer programming to web development. You’ll develop the skills and knowledge to progress to a future career in areas from business analytics to software development. You will also benefit from experienced lecturers and confidently progress to one of our degree courses.* Progress, subject to achieving the relevant technical skills, to the first year of BSc (Hons) Computer and Information Security, BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Computer Systems and Networks, BSc (Hons) Computing or BSc (Hons) Computing & Games Development. * Study core skills from computer programming to web development.* Develop the skills and knowledge to progress to a future career in areas from business analytics to software development.* Benefit from experienced lecturers and confidently progress to one of our degree courses.* Taught on campus by University lecturers and feel part of the University from the start.* The foundation year is an integral part of the extended degree. Completion of the foundation year will not lead to a separate award or qualification its own right but will provide access to Year 1 of your degree

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 52%

    67th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    1

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