BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year
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 should I complete the BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year?
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.
- Fundamentals of Programming (CTF3101)
- Logical Analysis and Problem Solving (CTF3102)
- Computer Systems (CTF3103)
- Foundation Project (CTF3104)
- Introduction to Software Development (SWE4101)
- Computing Infrastructure (SWE4102)
- Databases (SWE4103)
- Security Fundamentals (SEC4102)
- Data Structures and Algorithms (SWE5102)
- Advanced Databases and Big Data (SWE5104)
- Mobile Applications (SWE5105)
- Advanced Operating Systems (SEC5104)
- Systems Analysis and Design (SWE5106)
- Undergraduate Project (SEC6101)
- Enterprise Systems Development (SWE6103)
- Machine Learning (SWE6104)
- Emerging Technologies (SWE6106)
- Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensics (SEC6102)
- 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.
How to Apply
Each of our courses have different entry requirements and a different admission process. We encourage you to look at our course pages and the How to apply section for detailed information.
From choosing your desired course, writing your personal statement and submitting the application, you can count on our friendly Recruitment Team for help and guidance at every step of the way. Get in touch to make an initial appointment to discuss your situation.
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.
How will the course be delivered?
The course will initially be delivered digitally via Regent Digital. The delivery of the course will then move to the Regent College London campus for the traditional engagement, subject to the viability of groups and future guidance on social distancing.
Students will also be given the option of blended learning, where they will attend digital classes for one day and attend classes at the Regent College London campus for traditional engagement for one day, subject to the viability of groups and future guidance on social distancing.
What our students say
Regent College London has this amazing partnership with the Bucks New University, providing you opportunities for your future. It is a very nice environment with lovely students and lovely staff, always happy and ready to help you improve your academic journey. They will give you support and assistance whenever you are in need. I would definitely recommend this institute, if someone is looking for a bachelor degree education. You will feel accepted and supported in this college.
Even though the time spent at the Regent College was short due to the corona virus pandemic, we continued to receive further guidance and support from every staff member. The lessons delivered digitally were engaging and the tutors were very helpful to students.
My academic needs are fully meet within a collaborative, encouraging and friendly environment. The importance of education is addressed in well structured program, adequately chosen modules and engaging classes. I do recommend Regent College London and wishing growing success.
My overall experience has been fantastic! I’ve made a great group of friends. My class size is small and we have a laugh with the tutors. The lessons are completely related to the job you want to do, and the course has made me rethink on what career I want because it leads you to many high paying jobs! I’ve learnt laws, legislation and skills that will benefit me in my career and its only my first year here! During the coronavirus, teaching has continued and tutors have been in regular contact to make sure I’m OK and to check if I need help. They’ve even worked out of hours to provide one to one support to get me through assignments! They’ve really gone above and beyond!
I really love the teachers, they take the extra time and effort to help me. The college helps me to keep my dreams alive. It is a warm place where i feel very comfortable. The environment is really supportive. And most importantly, the teachers made me realise that to achieve something one requires vision, self-motivation, determination and hard work.
The great thing about Regent College London is its campus location in central London. The newly refurbished campus is well equipped with state of the art technology. Our teachers did an awesome job during the COVID-19 pandemic by keeping the class running flawlessly through digital lessons.
I have received all the support that I needed as a student. I received prompt answers to all the questions I had. Great staff. I will highly recommend Regent College. The Director of Studies i in Harrow is very friendly, always smiling and supportive. Also the receptionist is very friendly and helped me every single time I need support.
It is wonderful to attend Regent College. Staff are very helpful. My lecturer was awesome. My personal situation was challenging and I wanted to give up on many occasions but the college made me realise that I shouldn’t give up. It’s more than just a college. Staff understand that each student has different personal circumstances. They encouraged me and gave me the strength to complete my degree. Honestly I couldn’t have passed the course without the support of the college. Amazing place to study. The vibe, energy is just what you need to focus and achieve your goals. I have landed a good job. Completing the course has opened up many doors for me and I recommend Regent College. It could change your life.
I would recommend the college because of the professionalism shown by the tutors and the attention they give to us students, so we thatcan progress. They are also very friendly and when we don’t understand something they spend time to explain the concepts to us properly.
I joined Regent college in 2018 to do a 4 year business management degree that included a foundation year. It is one of the best decisions that I have ever made. The staff are very kind and helpful, the teachers are professional and the facilities are excellent. I could not ask for more.
It is my first year at Regent college studying a degree in Health and Social Care. The teaching is excellent and the environment is so clean which makes it a better place to study. I honestly like the staff because they are so polite. I am so lucky to studying here honestly.