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FndCert International Foundation Programme (Computing)

Course Overview

The FndCert International Foundation Programme (Computing) will help international students prepare for a degree in computing.

The FndCert International Foundation Programme (Computing) is the ideal course for international students interested in studying computing in the UK. It is designed to introduce you to key topics in computing and software engineering, help you improve your language skills, equip you with the academic skills that you will need and introduce you to Higher Education in the UK.

You will enjoy teaching from our academic faculty that is interactive and has a strong focus on communication and group work. You will not just be learning from our academic team, but also from your fellow students as you work together and support each other’s progress.  Studying in a foreign country is a great opportunity and can be a life-changing experience. It can be a challenge too, so you will get full support and encouragement to make the most of your time living and studying in your exciting new UK environment.

Fees: £13,550 per year (Overseas fee)

Why study this course?

  • This course is an excellent preparation for further study in a computing related degree.
  • On successful completion of this Level 3 qualification, you can achieve an English level comparable to IELTS 6.0 or 6.5.
  • This course offers a combination of computing and games topics, English language and academic skills.
  • On completing this programme, you will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of key concepts, practices and principles in computing.
  • You will be better equipped to solve problems using logical, analytical and empirical methods and concepts – and be familiar with industry-standard software.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    1 year
  • Fees

    £ 13,550 per year (Overseas)
  • Timetable

  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Maths for Computing and Engineering (IFP3014)
  • Foundation Project (CTF3204)
  • Fundamentals of Programming (CTF3201)
  • Computer Systems (CTF3203)
  • Stage C for IFP (EFP4005)
  • Stage D for IFP (EFP4006)

Career progression

After completing the FndCert International Foundation Programme (Computing) successfully, you can apply for a computing related Bachelor’s degree at Regent College London or strengthen your career prospects in computing related roles.

Entry Requirements

  • A Secure English Language Test score equivalent to IELTS 5.0 (overall) with no less than 4.5 in any one component, or an approved comparable qualification
  • A High School Leaving Certificate (or equivalent), usually recognised as at least GCSE equivalent or above by UK NARIC
  • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd.Please see here for the minimum scores required for each.

Academic Team

  • Professor Ilias Oraifiage
    Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Head of School of Engineering and Computing

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