Computing at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS

Course summary

Are you looking to start your career in computing? Or maybe you are looking to upskill? Our Foundation Degree is designed to develop your skills and knowledge to become a leading professional in whichever field you wish to pursue. Whether that is software, systems architecture, programming or website development; this course is designed with the industry in mind to get you career-ready on the path you wish to pursue.


Year 1 You will study five core modules: • Computing project • Database design and implementation • Networking security • Programming and software development • The computing professional Then you will select an additional one module from the following options: • Computer systems architecture • Website and e-commerce development • Data analytics Year 2 You will study one core module: • Work-based learning project Then you will select an additional five modules from the following options: • Cloud computing and programming • Data structures and algorithms • Operating systems design and security • Games design and development • Data analytics and informatics • Cryptography, security and forensics • Network design, implementation and management • Machine learning and artificial intelligence • Human computer interaction and interface design Data mining and knowledge acquisition

Assessment method

A series of written and practical work is assessed by your tutors and will determine your overall grade

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS