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Computing Foundation, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #383 (QS) Oxford, United Kingdom
Do you want to pursue a degree in computing but lack the necessary qualifications? If so, the Computing Foundation programme at the Oxford Brookes University is for you.
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Overview

In the Computing Foundation programme at the Oxford Brookes University, you will gain the knowledge and skills to progress to an undergraduate degree in computing including hands-on experience with the latest software. Our course covers;

  • computing
  • mathematics
  • information technology
  • programming 
  • networking
  • robotics

Careers

There is a high demand for graduates in all areas of computing and a degree in computing is a great start to careers in:

  • software development
  • network security
  • computer applications
  • managing information
  • scientific research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Computer Systems
  • Foundations of Computer Programming
  • Study Skills and Preparation for Higher Education
  • Essential Mathematics for University Study
  • Foundations of Business
  • Basic Survey Methods

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 64
  • A Level: CC
  • IB Points: 24
  • BTEC: MPP or MM
  • GCSE: Mathematics and English Language grade 4/C minimum

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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