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Computing With Foundation Year (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
London, United Kingdom
Do you have a passion for computing? Are you fascinated by modern technologies? This Computing With Foundation Year (Hons) degree programme from Solent University London Branch focuses on the technical aspects of computing, placing a strong emphasis on programming skills. 
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The BSc Computing With Foundation Year (Hons) is a hands-on degree programme from Solent University London Branch that encourages students to develop an extensive knowledge of computer programming. 

You will have the opportunity to develop these skills by designing, building and implementing computer systems, culminating in a major final-year software development project.

Key Facts

  • Study in central locations in cities that boast active digital and technology sectors
  • Foundation Year develops your academic skills and subject specific knowledge ready for undergraduate study
  • Develop skills in a range of computing areas from programming and networking to web development and software development
  • Available to study full-time over evenings and weekends

What Will I Study

Through engaging, contemporary and industry relevant units that are academically rigorous, stimulating and challenging, you will build specialist transferable skills that facilitate your development as an independent learner, whilst gaining expertise in a range of business functions and topics.

The Computing Foundation Year is ideal for students who are just beginning their journey into the world of Computing. The programme is tailored to support the development of those students lacking the formal qualifications necessary for direct entry onto a degree programme or who wish to update or broaden their knowledge before progressing onto a full undergraduate degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Problem Solving
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Group Technology Project
  • Digital Media Technologies 
  • Foundation Computing
  • Indiviual Degree Related Project
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Web Technologies
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Cyber Security Essentials
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Enterprise Database Development 
  • Developing for the Internet
  • Human-Digital Interaction Design
  • Network Implementation
  • Graduate & Professional Development
  • Project
  • Engineering Mobile Applications
  • Data Science
  • Optional : Cloud Computing 
  • Network Management 
  • Web Application Development
  • Internet of Things

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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General Requirements

  • 48 UCAS points
  • A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at PPP or BTEC Diploma at MP or equivalent.
  • GCSE English at grade 4 or above (previously grade C). 
  • We will consider mature students who haven't recently undertaken a formalised course of study at A-level or equivalent, but who can demonstrate relevant workplace or voluntary experience, indicating their ability to complete the course successfully.

Tuition Fee

  • 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

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


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