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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

In a competitive world both globally and locally, industries and businesses rely on computer systems for all aspects of their work. Failure in any one aspect of a computer system can leave a company vulnerable financially and at risk from a breach in security. Computer systems are used for everything from basic in-house communications to large scale data analysis and website design. This programme aims to produce graduates who can engage in all aspects of the computing industry from understanding the uses of information and technology, to creating websites, to using and developing computer programs that are safe and secure.This Foundation Degree is the foundation of becoming an employable professional in the computing world. Students acquire the academic skills and understanding needed for future studies as well as gaining the higher-level technical abilities needed in the industry. Students graduate from this foundation degree with the ability to work in and manage a team as well as being independent, proficient professionals. Students will be able to enhance their studies by progressing onto the BSc undergraduate honours degree in Computer Science.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,270per year

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Computing, Science or Mathematics recommended

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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 that 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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