Computer and Information Technology (with Foundation Year) at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Northumbria University Newcastle

Computer and Information Technology (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

This course offers you a wide ranging and rigorous introduction to the various facets of information technology. It offers a pathway for people who don’t hold the qualifications to enter directly onto a degree, and gives you the experience to make an informed decision about which course to study. Completion qualifies you to enter onto any one of the following degrees: • Business Information Systems • Computer and Network Technology • Computer Animation and VFX • Computer Games Design and Production • Computer Science • Digital and Computer Forensics • Ethical Hacking for Computer Security • Information Technology Management for Business • Web Design and Development With a ratio of one staff member to every 10 students, up to 15 hours contact a week and evaluation through continuous assessment, you will be fully supported throughout the course which helps build valuable life and learning skills alongside your IT knowledge. Subjects are varied and include a popular and engaging music production module, plus Mac OS applications.


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

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Computer and Information Technology (with Foundation Year) at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS