Computer Science (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

If you don't have the right grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree, the foundation route offers an alternative route into degree study. The foundation year focuses on the study of computing and mathematics in order to provide a good numerical background that will support you throughout the remainder of the Computer Science degree.

This BCS-accredited Computer Science degree has been designed in line with professional standards and is your first step towards a career in secure software development.

You'll work on real problems in readiness for employment, developing key skills that will help you keep pace with this rapidly changing field. If your desire is to become a programmer, then this is the right course for you.

You'll learn about abstraction, complexity, evolutionary change, sharing of common resources, security and concurrency. From system functionality to usability and performance, you'll also be better placed to solve real-life problems with an understanding of how they affect people's lives.

As a computer scientist, you'll learn by doing, making use of high-performance computers, and working individually and in teams to produce solutions to tight deadlines, giving you first-hand experience of agile software development.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Typical A-Level Offer - EE

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - N/A

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Pass Pass Pass or BTEC Diploma Pass Pass

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 32 UCAS tariff points from Higher Levels

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass the Access to HE Diploma

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances

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