Birkbeck, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of London

Computing/Information Technology/Web Development

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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This Foundation Degree in Computing/Information Technology/Web Development has a common first year for all three pathways covering programming, web development, database development, mathematics, information systems and teamwork skills. In subsequent years, the Computing pathway covers computer networking, programming and algorithms; the Information Technology pathway covers PHP web programming and e-business; and the Web Development pathway covers web development using current web standards and open source technologies. Programming and mark-up languages include: HTML, XML, CSS, Python, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP. You will benefit from Birkbeck's unique, flexible study. Students are drawn from the most culturally diverse city in the UK and have a wide range of cultural, social and economic backgrounds. HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Birkbeck is one of the longest-established computing departments in the UK; we celebrate our 65th anniversary in 2022. We provide a stimulating teaching and research environment for both part-time and full-time students.
  • In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), more than 75% of our research outputs in Computer Science were ranked world-leading or internationally excellent.
  • Our lecturers are leading researchers in their fields, drawn from both the academic and professional world.
  • The Department has its own dedicated network with the College. We also have four state-of-the-art computing laboratories, with over 100 workstations. They are equipped with a wide range of cutting-edge production software and tools.

Course details

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment method

Assessment is determined by the nature of the materials and skills of each module within the programme. Assessment methods will include: written and/or oral examination; written coursework; presentation-based coursework; group-based coursework; in-class quiz/test; and the creation of a portfolio.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. If you don’t meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses, foundation programmes and language support services to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential. Applicants may be required to pass tests in mathematics and English.

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

http://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/2021/undergraduate/programmes/UFSCOITW_C/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £3830 Year 1
England £3830 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3830 Year 1
Scotland £3830 Year 1
Wales £3830 Year 1
International £7140 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing/Information Technology/Web Development at Birkbeck, University of London - UCAS