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International Foundation in Computer Science - Computer Science-MSci, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #350 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The International Foundation in Computer Science - Computer Science-MSci at INTO City University London is a preparation degree designed for students who don’t yet meet the language scores or academic requirements for direct entry to their desired programme. 
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Overview

The International Foundation in Computer Science - Computer Science-MSci at INTO City University London allows you to start earning academic credits towards your academic program while advancing your skills in order to satisfy the university requirements.

Benefits offered by the International Foundation include:

  • Advance your academic and English language skills
  • Receive support in your first year of studies
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as local students
  • Customized curriculum lasting one or more semester, depending on your needs
  • Classes with small numbers of students encourage more student-teacher interaction

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 - 4 Terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Academic English and Study Skills
  • Foundation Computing
  • Advanced Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics for Science and Computing
  • Information Systems and Technology

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 5.0 in writing, 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.
  • Extended - IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing, 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements:

  • 16 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17495 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Tuition fees start from £17495 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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