Computer Science with Industrial Studies and Foundation Year at University of Southampton - UCAS

Course summary

This one-year full-time course is integrated with a further five-year undergraduate degree, and will equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to successfully meet the challenges of our MEng Computer Science with Industrial Studies degree. It is aimed at students who are highly motivated but did not choose the A level subjects required for direct entry to their chosen degree, are studying a BTEC, are an international or a mature student. Successful completion of this Foundation Year guarantees progression to one of seventeen subject areas, including Computer Science. You will study full time through a combination of lectures, workshops, tutorials, and independent study, with three hours of laboratory practical work each week. You will learn the core principles of mathematics, mechanical and physical science, and electricity and electronics. You will undertake laboratory work and a variety of assignments to develop your critical thinking and problem solving and will receive full support and feedback from subject tutors to progress your academic development. Please note, MEng degrees with Industrial Studies and Foundation Year are not available to students who require a student visa to study in the UK.

Modules

Whichever degree you are aiming for you will take these core modules: Electricity and Electronics, Engineering Principles, Coursework (including computer applications), Mathematics A and B, Mechanical Science, and Routes to Success. Specialist Science and Engineering English language module available.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework activities such as formal reports and laboratory reports – all of which you will encounter as typical assessment methods throughout your degree.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • British Computer Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I102
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international/your-country.page

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an aptitude for mathematics and may be required to take our own mathematics test. Some applicants may also be invited to attend an interview. If you are not sure whether your qualifications meet the requirements of this course please contact our Admissions Team.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/foundation-years/engineering-physics-maths-geophysics.page#entry_requirements


English language requirements

The English language requirements for this course will be confirmed in May 2022.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £23620 Year 1
EU £23620 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The tuition fees for courses starting in September 2025 will not be confirmed until August 2024. The fees shown are applicable to 2024 entry and are for illustrative purposes only. Please see our website for further details and updates: www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding.page
Computer Science with Industrial Studies and Foundation Year at University of Southampton - UCAS