Creative Computing with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Course summary

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Overview
This is a unique course that will offer you the opportunity to experience and explore diverse creative areas, as well as giving you the technical skills required to execute your ideas.

 
Computing skills have never been in higher demand, so we've developed this degree to help you gain the key skills and knowledge valued by today's businesses.

Why choose this course?The skills of a creative technologist are wide-ranging. They need creative design skills and vision to conceptualise and innovate, as well as the technical skills needed to develop prototypes and applications.

This course offers you the distinctive opportunity to experience these diverse areas, giving you control over building your own unique skills-set. This enables you to work across a broad spectrum of the creative computing industries.

The School of Computing and Engineering was voted best modern university for this discipline in the National Student Survey 2015, giving your degree the competitive edge.

Our membership of the Academic Developer Programme and Alliance of leading firms is further testament to our expertise in the field, and we are also in the process of seeking British Computer Society Accreditation.

Career and study progression
IT graduates generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. Popular paths for graduates from this course include system interaction design - particularly web and mobile applications development and design.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

Other options available for BSc (Hons) Creative Computing with Foundation Year

  • Full time - September 2018, Ealing site

Fees

Fees for home and EU students

Main fee£9,250

Fees for overseas students

Main fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.

Funding

Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

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

Entry Requirements For This Course

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 72 UCAS tariff points (or equivalent) normally in a minimum of two subject areas
  • GCSE English and Maths (grade A*-C) or Level 2 equivalent.

You are welcome to apply even if you don't have any formal qualifications. Your application will be considered on its individual merits taking into account your professional, work and life experiences and also your ability to engage with and benefit from the course. You will be invited to attend an interview to discuss your portfolio of work. You will only be offered a place if you are able to demonstrate intellectual curiosity and organisational ability and the potential to be successful on the course.

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

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