University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Information Technology with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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The BSc (Hons) Information Technology course offers in-depth technical training and professional training (eg CompTia, Security+ and CCNA) required to practice as an information technologist. By closely collaborating with local partners and companies, you will explore real world solutions to real world problems around information technology research and development. Year 1 will give you the skills to study specialist technology topics later in the course. These include Introduction to Software. You will explore the principles of hardware and how computers are built. How computers work with databases and you’ll get an introduction into Structured Query Language (noSQL). You will also learn about software applications and hardware installation, configuration and maintenance. This will include software such as Microsoft, Oracle and Java. In year two you will be focusing on how software is designed and developed to work on different devices. You will also be considering how software and hardware can work together, how to develop systems secure by design and the approaches that can be used to test software. Your final year will include independent learning through project work. During this time you will strengthen your project management skills. You will focus on research methods and emerging technologies.

Course details


How to apply

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

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Course codeI30F
Institution code B22
Campus nameLuton Campus
Campus codeD

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 - 48 points
A level D - C
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Successfully completed Access Diploma course

Applicants with other qualifications and/or work experience will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Information Technology with Foundation Year at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS