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International Foundation Programme Computer Science

University of South Wales Pathway

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    University of South Wales

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    8 months

Course summary

Response to Covid-19: Our focus is on providing a safe and welcoming learning environment for our students. We have taken every measure, in line with Government guidance, to ensure continued access to learning.

As part of our response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, we are intending to teach this course using a mix of on-campus and online learning activities. You can find out more about our response to Covid-19 and FAQs here.

About this course

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) Computer Science prepares you for university study in the UK. It helps you develop your academic skills and improve your ability to use English in an academic context, together with building your subject knowledge.

Why study this programme?

  • By studying an International Foundation Programme – Computer Science you will have the opportunity to:
  • Study in a friendly environment alongside other international students
  • Develop subject knowledge in the Computer Science field
  • Discover and develop the core skills that are expected at the University
  • Prepare you to manage your time and learn independently
  • Gradually adjust to academic study at University and life here in the UK
  • Explore and learn subject knowledge relevant for your chosen degree and future career
  • Experience academic assessments helping you to prepare for undergraduate study


  • Academic English
  • Academic Language in Context
  • Applied Academic Skills
  • Research Project
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Introduction to Computing and Coding


Following the successful completion of your programme, with a pass mark of at least 40% in each module, you will progress on to the undergraduate degree programme you applied for at the University of South Wales.

  • BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence with Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Security
  • BSc (Hons) Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,500overall cost

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 South Wales Pathway

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Rd, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, Wales

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