Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

AI and Data Science with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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The Department of Computing and Mathematics has a reputation for academic excellence and you’ll learn from research-active staff working at the forefront of their specialist fields – well placed to support and guide you as you discover yours. The Foundation Year provides a route onto a degree if you don't have the qualifications or have not studied advanced level subjects sufficiently related to your course of choice. After successful completion of the Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology Foundation Year, you can progress on to one of the relevant BSc (Hons) degrees:

  • BSc (Hons) AI and Data Science
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects
  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics
  • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
Whichever route you take, you’ll have the skills and understanding you need to undertake further study or get started in your career. Features and benefits
  • Provides a route onto your chosen degree course if you don't meet the current entry requirements.
  • Foundation Years are designed to make undergraduate degrees more accessible to those who are under-represented in higher education, for example, those with non-traditional qualifications.
  • Has content that is tailored so that it is appropriate to your chosen degree.
  • Helps you to develop the study skills and academic knowledge you will need to start Year 1 of your course with confidence.
  • You will be eligible to apply for student finance in the same way as other undergraduates.
  • Specialise in the exciting and fast-growing field of data science, gaining knowledge and skills that are highly valued by an array of tech companies.
  • The Department of Computing and Mathematics is an academic partner of the Oracle Academy. This partnership recognises our expertise in the field of database and data science.
  • You will study a curriculum designed with industry in mind to equip you with the range of skills and strengths that employers demand.
  • The BSc (Hons) AI and Data Science four-year placement route gives you the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement, boosting your employment prospects on graduation.
  • You will experience what it's like to work as part of a professional team, finding solutions to complex problems via group projects. You can also get involved with extracurricular work to further apply your skills, such as hackathons, gaming events and the students’ union computing society.
  • Our excellent facilities include teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs with specialist, industry-standard software running on either Windows or Linux.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G5A2
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade D/3 or above in English Language or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grade D/3 or above in Mathematics or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics.


Unistats information

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76%
Student satisfaction
77%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
86%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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AI and Data Science with Foundation Year at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS