UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University
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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme offers students a broad range of Computing subjects whilst allowing for the acquisition for skills and knowledge through a selection of Computing subjects. At levels 4 and 5 students will develop a range of technical and academic skills developing on knowledge and an awareness of key aspects of the Computing sector through six core units. You will cover areas such as; • Programming • Database management • Networking • Security • Web development On completion of this course you will receive a Foundation degree in Computing. You will then be able to complete a top-up year to study towards a BSc in Computing.

Course details


Examples of current modules- Year 1 Introduction to Operating Systems Introduction to Programming Employability and Academic Development in Technology Network Essentials Introduction to Databases Cyber Security Concepts Year 2 Research Project Database Management Systems Information Systems Web Design and Developments

Assessment method

Level 4 94% Assignments 6% Exams Level 5 100% Assignments

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 codeG400
Institution code M10
Campus nameOpenshaw Campus
Campus code7

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points

We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4. Students that have passed a recognised Access programme will also be considered

Additional entry requirements


Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview. An interview is required for those applying who do not meet the entry requirement. You will be asked to write a 500 word academic report and/or a practical assessment to gain an understanding of your writing and technical skills prior to the course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

We would strongly recommend access to a laptop or computer to be able to undertake independent study. An External 1TB Hard Drive is required Required and essential items for programme and cost. These are costs outside of academic books, printing costs and any other standard students related costs and are related specifically to the subject they are studying.

Provider information

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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH

Clearing contact details

UCEN Manchester Clearing

0161 674 7777

Additional information

Monday-Thursday= 8.30am -4.30am Friday= 8.30am -4.00am August 15th= 7.30am-6.00pm

Course contact details

Visit our course page
Course Enquiry Team

03333 222 444

UCEN Manchester Admissions Department


International Admissions Office

+44 (0)1616741600

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