Computer Science with Foundation Year at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. Computer scientists are integral to modern life, from automating production lines to being the brains behind our smart phones. Computer science skills are in high demand across industries including financial organisations, software houses, communications companies, data warehouses, multinational companies, governmental agencies, computer games, manufacturing and healthcare. You study programming, mobile development, network management, systems security, and artificial intelligence systems, and develop skills in data processing, storage, and data transmission. Top reasons to study this course 1. British Computer Society (BCS) academic membership: get free BCS membership to accelerate your career path with CV builder tools, e-learning courses, mentorships programmes, jobs boards and volunteering opportunities. 2. Industry links: work on live industry briefs, competitions and hackathons with companies including Cisco, Cubic Transportation Systems, Sage, TUI, Atombank, HMRC and Waterstons. 3. State-of-the-art facilities: learn in industry-standard computing labs with specialist equipment used to undertake development projects and build innovative prototypes. 4. Career-ready: our ExpoSeries of events allow you to showcase your skills to industry professionals who are seeking to recruit new and rising talent. 5. Professional accreditation: This degree is accredited by British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute for IT, demonstrating a mark of assurance that the course meets the BCS standards. An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional status through the Institute. After the course: There are varied job roles available to computer science graduates including IT consultant, information systems manager, systems analyst, software developer, computer network architect, web developer, and IT project manager. Our graduates have secured jobs in organisations including IBM, Amazon, Schlumberger, Ordnance Survey, Codemasters, npower, Cisco, HMRC, NHS, Traceco and Clicksco.


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Professional bodies

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

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English Language and maths at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Fees and funding

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Computer Science with Foundation Year at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS