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Overview

The International Foundation in Computing from INTO Glasgow Caledonian University  is a form of preparation course that will allow you to advance your language skills or grades while still getting the credits you need to graduate the full-time degree. This option allows you a way to complete your studies at the same time with local students taking the regular Direct Entry program. 

Depending on your language level, the International Year One can take one or multiple semesters to complete.  

What to expect from studying this Computer Science program

Learn how to manage and process information by making use of information technology. Depending on your specialization you will develop computer hardware or software adn be involved in computer programming, app or video game development, human-computer interaction, IT security, cloud technologies and much more.

Use knowledge from Mathematics and Informatics, and learn coding languages that will help you design IT solutions and computer software. You will make sure that your programmes integrates well with available operating systems, make use of digital networks, aiding in creating successful digital products. If you plan working in an IT company it’s likely you will work as part of a coordinated team. You will need to be able to evaluate your time vs effort and communicate your results and challenges to your team. You will also be challenged to find fast creative solutions to unexpected problems, and interate on your work until reching a minimum viable product (MVP) and implementing a long-term functional software that does what it promisses and is easy to understand and use. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description

      3 - 5 Terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • English Language for Academic Purposes and Study Skills
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Programming 
  • Web Platform Development 
  • Security Landscape

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Academic requirements:

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English requirements:

  • Standard - IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.
  • Extended - IELTS 4.5 or equivalent. / 5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent.

Age requirements:

  • 16 years and above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13995 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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