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Fascinated by computers, programming and the endless possibilities of the web? This new BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation Year degree at the University of Plymouth incorporates a foundation year and will develop your computing skills and knowledge.

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Overview

Successful completion of the foundation year will enable you to progress onto the first year of our computing degrees.

At this BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation Year  degree at the University of Plymouth , you will study core skills from computer programming to web development. You’ll develop the skills and knowledge to progress to a future career in areas from business analytics to software development. You will also benefit from experienced University lecturers and can confidently progress to any of our suite of computing BSc degree courses.

Key Features:

The foundation year is an integral part of the extended degree and you will benefit from experienced university lecturers. Whilst completion of the foundation year will not lead to a separate award or qualification in its own right, you will be able to confidently progress to programmes within our suite of courses.

  • Progress, subject to achieving the relevant technical skills, to the first year of BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Computing and Software Development, BSc (Hons) Cyber Security or BSc (Hons) Games Development Technologies.
  • Study core skills from computer programming to web development.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to progress to a future career in areas from business analytics to software development.
  • Benefit from experienced lecturers and confidently progress to one of our degree courses.
  • Taught on campus by University lecturers and feel part of the University from the start.
  • The foundation year is an integral part of the extended degree. Completion of the foundation year will not lead to a separate award or qualification its own right but will provide access to Year 1 of your degree.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Computer Systems

  • Mathematics for Computing

  • Data Mining and Algorithms

  • Robotics

  • Computing Project

  • Computer Programming

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff

32 - 48

Applicants exceeding our entry requirements may be eligible for an offer under our Computing Excellence Scheme.A minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies.18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: PPP12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: MP
  • BTEC National Diploma modules

If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. 

  • All Access courses: pass Access course (any subject) including GCSE English and mathematics grade C/4 or above or equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate: 24 overall – English and mathematics must be included.
  • GCSE: mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above.

Tuition Fee

Fees, costs and funding - to be confirmed.

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Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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