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Foundation Certificate for Computing

10.5 months
1,259 GBP
10.5 months
1,259 GBP
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Course description

Foundation Certificate for Computing:

It’s increasingly important for students to get an education in how to utilise computers. If you choose to continue your education in Computing, you can expect to gain extremely valuable technical skills and knowledge, and put your creativity to use. This course will fully prepare you for university degrees in the field of Computer Science.

Course modules

2 terms

All students study these modules to gain a solid base of skills: • English for Academic Purposes • Extended Project. You’ll also take 3 of the following that best fit your degree and career goals: • Entrepreneurship • Information Technology • Intermediate Digital Applications • Mathematics.

2.5 and 3 terms

You’ll also study these modules if your English level is below UKVI IELTS 5.5: • English for Academic Study 3 • Independent and Collaborative Study • Reading and Writing 3 • Speaking and Listening 3. Or if you have at least UKVI IELTS 5.5, or do not need to take an IELTS test, you’ll study these modules: • Critical Reading, Writing and Reasoning for Higher Education • Digital Applications • Independent and Collaborative Study • UK Society and Culture.

3.5 and 4 terms

Study additional modules to help you reach university: • English for Academic Study 2 • Reading and Writing 2 • Speaking and Listening 2 • Study Skills Preparation.

This pathway course can lead to following degree courses.


  • Computer Networks BSc (Hons)
  • Computing BSc (Hons)
  • Cyber Security Management BSc (Hons)
  • Forensic Computing and Security BSc (Hons)
  • Games Design BSc (Hons)
  • Games Software Engineering BSc (Hons)
  • Information Technology Management BSc (Hons)
  • Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

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Good high school grades or equivalent, with relevant subjects.

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