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Brunel University London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics and Computing with Integrated Foundation Year

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Course summary

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Our foundation year course is designed to help you progress to a challenging and exciting career in computing or mathematics. Our carefully designed curriculum is particularly suitable for those who want to change direction, perhaps having taken A-levels in arts or humanities subjects, and for mature applicants returning to study. You will quickly find that willingness to learn and determination is more important than prior knowledge. At Brunel we understand that you may not be ready to decide exactly which area of mathematics or computing you would like to specialise in, so this foundation year gives you the perfect opportunity to decide where your interests lie. You might opt for computer science and work with ever more sophisticated computer technology and information systems. Or you may find yourself drawn to mathematics where you’ll learn to model and solve problems from the worlds of business, finance and science. Once you have successfully completed your foundation year you can progress to any of the following degree programmes: The Business Computing BSc (with the option to specialise in Business, eBusiness, Human Computer Interaction or Social Media) Computer Science BSc (with the option to specialise in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Media and Games, Network Computing or Software Engineering) Financial Mathematics BSc/MMath Mathematics BSc/MMath Mathematics with Computer Science BSc Mathematics and Statistics with Management BSc With the grades needed for your chosen computing or mathematics degree course, you progress directly into Level 1 of that degree – there’s no need to re-apply. We look forward to helping you develop your learning and setting you firmly on the way to your chosen career.

Course details

Modules

Year 0 Compulsory for Mathematics and Computing routes: Discrete and Decision Mathematics Study Skills Compulsory for Mathematics route: Calculus Statistics Compulsory for Computing route: Introduction to Artificial intelligence Introduction to Computing Programming Optional for Mathematics and Computing routes: Algebra A Algebra B In addition, optional for Mathematics route: Introduction to Computing Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Business


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeG503
Institution code B84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level CDD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM in any subject
Access to HE Diploma Obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DM in any subject with A level grade C
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D in any subject with A levels grade CD
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) DMM in any subject
Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF) DM in any subject with an A level at grade C
Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) D in any subject with A levels grade CD
Scottish Advanced Higher CDD
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 25 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H4, H4, H4, H4, H5
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal M3, P1, P1
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English Language and Mathematics
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DMM in any subject
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DM in any subject with A level grade C
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D in any subject with A level grades CD

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in each subsection
Institution's Own Testwith no less than 55% in each subsection
TOEFL (iBT)79with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17
PTE Academic51with a minimum of 51 in all subscores

Brunel University London - English Language Requirements

https://www.brunel.ac.uk/international/English-Language-Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £17355* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mathematics and Computing with Integrated Foundation Year at Brunel University London - UCAS