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Computing (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: 8H11

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- On this challenging and highly practical Computing Foundation Entry degree, you’ll examine the application of innovative technology to solve commercial and industrial computing problems.- Foundation Entry degree courses are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to directly join an honours programme. It’s a great stepping stone to a full degree.- Computing develops your technical, business and people-oriented skills, preparing you for a variety of careers.**Why study with us**- No previous computing experience is required. The course develops essential computing skills and explores a wide range of modern applications of IT.- In your foundation year you’ll develop technical skills and the confidence and academic skills required for honours-level study.- You’ll study modules that are common to other specialist courses. So you can opt to transfer to Business Computing, Databases, Multimedia, Software Development or Computer Networks.**Further Information** - You’ll develop practical skills by through tutorials, seminars and directed work which will also help with your independent learning.- The course has accreditation leading to MBCS, CITP and partial CEng exemption from the British Computer Society (BCS), the computing professional body.- You’ll be able to use our Joint Application Development Lab to record and evaluate meetings to help develop your interpersonal skills.- You will use an online learning environment that supports flexible learning by providing additional, resource-rich, online materials.- The course is assessed using individual coursework assignments, group work, presentations and exams, which may be seen or unseen. There’s a practical emphasis, so coursework forms the bulk of your marks.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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14,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    99th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    123 51%

    70th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    10

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