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Computer Science with Foundation (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The BSc Computer Science with Foundation (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster will give you the right computing skills and knowledge to be able to shape the future of businesses and organisations. 
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Overview

 This broadly based Computer Science with Foundation (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster covers the key topics in computer science, software engineering and development, and also explores specialised computer science topics, providing you with an excellent education and training for a rapidly changing environment.

The key aspect of the course is its flexibility and the ability for you to build a customised route within computer science. You will be able to follow recommended pathways in a number of computing areas to suit your interests. You will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge in areas such as creative computing, information systems, graphics and games development, mobile and web computing, software engineering, design and development, and software security.

Career Path

Career prospects for Computer Science students are excellent, and students on graduation can be expected to follow these typical career routes:

  • Graduate career roles: Computer Programmer, Web Developer, Junior Specialist Developer, Software Developer
  • Early to mid-career roles: Computer Systems Analysts, Computer System Engineers, Software QA, Database Administrators, Research and Development, Network Systems Administration, Software Designer
  • Senior roles: Senior Application Developer, Lead Developer, Chief Technical Officer, Lead Researcher, Senior Systems Architect or Analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 or 5 years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Critical Thinking for Academic and Professional Development
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Information Systems and Data Representation
  • Introduction to Academic Practice
  • Programming
  • Computer Science Practice
  • Computer Systems Fundamentals
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Object-Oriented Development
  • Client-Server Architecture
  • Software Group Project
  • Database Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A Levels – DDE to CDD
  • International Baccalaureate – 24 points   . We also welcome applications from students taking the IB Career related Programme
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – MPP to MMP
  • BTEC Diploma – MM to DM
  • Access – 64 to 80 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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