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BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year

Course Overview

The BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year is a flexible and far-reaching undergraduate course designed to support you with focused attention, industry insights and excellent IT resources.

This engaging and flexible Computing course with Foundation Year draws on key elements from other study pathways to give you a wide-ranging, industry-informed programme.

As you progress, you will have the opportunity to ‘zoom in’ on aspects of the subject that you have personal interests and strengths in, or that support your career or study goals. Our foundation year offers an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of computing, programming and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study.

Regent College London have an excellent team of highly experienced lecturers which provide meaningful and personalised interaction with our dedicated and enthusiastic students.

Why study this course?

  • This foundation year course will prepare you to move onto the full degree programme and with computing technologies playing a greater role in all aspects of modern life, graduates find their skills in high demand across a wide range of industries.
  • A computing degree combines theoretical study and practical projects where you can learn subject specific skills such as programming, systems, databases, computer platforms, website production and networking.
  • The soft skills that a computing degree can equip you with include communication, leadership and organisational skills, all of which are highly sought after by employers.

Course details

  • Location

    London
  • Duration

    4 years
  • Study mode

    In-person
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

Modules

  • Fundamentals of Programming (CTF3201) – Core
  • Logical Analysis and Problem Solving (CTF3202) – Core
  • Computer Systems (CTF3203) – Core
  • Foundation Project (CTF3204) – Core
  • Introduction to Software Development (SWE4201) – Core
  • Computing Infrastructure (SWE4202) – Core
  • Databases (SWE4203) – Core
  • Computer Science Fundamentals (SWE4207) – Core
  • Data Structures and Algorithms (SWE5202) – Core
  • Advanced Databases and Big Data (SWE5204) – Core
  • Modern Applications (SWE5205) – Core
  • Systems Analysis and Design (SWE5206) – Core
  • Undergraduate Project (SEC6201) – Core
  • Advanced Operating Systems (SEC5204) – Optional
  • Enterprise Systems Development (SWE6203) – Optional
  • Machine Learning (SWE6204) – Optional
  • Software Quality Management (SWE6205) – Optional
  • Emerging Technologies (SWE6206) – Optional
  • Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensics (SEC6202) – Optional

Career progression

Computing skills are essential in today’s world. Computing is a global activity and graduates are employable anywhere in the world. Some of the main areas that graduates go into are network design, programming, web development, software application, interactive multi-media roles, IT support, consultancy and operations, E-commerce and business analysis.

Some typical employers include IT consultancies and IT service providers, however, as most businesses rely on computers to function effectively, there are also opportunities within telecommunications, aerospace and defence, financial services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and the public and third sectors.

After completing this degree, you might also choose to set up your own business offering web design or IT consultancy.

Entry Requirements

UCAS points: 48

Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable

GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9

IELTS: 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (Non-native speakers)

If you did not study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application.

You will be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.
  • Professor Ilias Oraifiage
    Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Head of School of Engineering and Computing

How to apply

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