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Computing (Wiltshire College and University Centre, Chippenham Campus) FdSc

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Wiltshire College and University Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Degree in Computing will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment or for progression to an undergraduate Honours degree. The College setting environment and the small size cohort allow teachers to cater for the individual requirements of each student and provide extra support if needed. The College has strong links with companies that will provide you with a variety range of work placement opportunities. They are there to enable you to make informed decisions about your studies and to help you deal with any difficulties that may arise. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students may progress to the BSc (Hons) Computer Science or BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business top-up degree, both of which are planned for delivery at the College from September 2020. Many of the College's current Applied Computing students have chosen to progress onto the BSc Hons degree ‘top-up’ year at Wiltshire College in order to further develops their skills within the industry. Students who have completed their studies in Applied Computing have commonly progressed into careers as I.T. professionals, web designers, support technicians and software developers. Some have gone on to specialise in ICT related studies at a postgraduate level at other universities such as the University of the West of England and Stafford University.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 9,270per year

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    117 49%

    79th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    101st

    10

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