East Riding College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Computing, Foundation Degree

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Course summary

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The Foundation Degree in Computing is designed to give students a choice of progression including completing a top up year to a full degree with The University of Hull or directly into employment in the computing industry. The course involves a substantial work placement element. Applicants choosing the foundation degree will be expected to study 12 modules including the two work-based learning modules.

Course details


Modules will include: Mathematics for computing and work Information technology and personal skills Introduction to programming Software engineering with human computer interface Hardware Networking concepts and practice Project management Applied object-oriented programming Data analysis and database design Website Development You are expected to have a work placement for both years of the foundation degree. If you are unable to do this, the College will help you find one.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include exams, practical assessments, presentations, group work, individual assignments, employer contribution and reflection. Examinations typically take place at the end of a module with the other assessments spread throughout the semester.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Application codes

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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

A relevant level three BTEC diploma totaling 48 Tariff points. or An A-level with relevant GCSEs at grade C or above or Previous commercial experience in the computing sector and College interview A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6995 Year 1
Scotland £6995 Year 1
Wales £6995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6995 Year 1
EU £6995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing, Foundation Degree at East Riding College - UCAS