In summary…

Course Length

2 years full-time or up to 4 years part-time

Tuition Fees*

All courses fees for 2019/2020 will be published at a later date.


King’s Lynn Campus

Entry Requirements**

64 UCAS tariff points



Course Starts

September 2019

*more information on fees and additional costs available on the finance page.
**subject to specific entry requirements as detailed below

This course is for anyone wishing to work in computing, networking information technology or business information systems that do not necessarily have the academic qualifications for the full BSc (Hons) course.

This foundation degree has two main aims; the first is to provide you with a good understanding of the theory, principles and technologies of computer science.

The second is to equip you with the skills to apply this knowledge through a combination of work-based learning practical activities.

The field of computer science offers a wealth of opportunity across a range of specialist fields. The variety of course options offered allows you to fine tune your degree, focusing on areas of interest or to meet the requirements of a favoured career.

Course Modules

Year 1

Module Credits Assessment
Fundamentals of Design TBC TBC
Introduction to Programming TBC TBC
Computer Systems Computer Hardware TBC TBC
Understanding the Work Sector TBC TBC
Work Placement TBC TBC

Year 2

Module Credits Assessment
Database Design and Implementation TBC TBC
Network Routing TBC TBC
Software Engineering TBC TBC
Interaction and Usability TBC TBC
Digital Security TBC TBC
Object Oriented C++ TBC TBC

Entry Requirements

  • Interview required
  • All applicants must have GCSE English and maths at grade C (4 points) or above (or equivalent)
  • 64 UCAS tariff points from A-levels in suitable subjects or equivalent level 3 qualification, e.g. Extended Diploma (MMP) or Access to Computing course
  • Students without the required entry requirements are considered depending on relevant experience and aptitude


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