City, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science with Cyber Security (with Integrated Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Our Computer Science degrees focus on how software and programming work to solve real world problems, together with advanced specialist content Computer Science, Games Technology, CyberSecurity or Data Science. The course will prepare you for a successful career in the technical areas of computer science by developing skills in analysis, design and programming as well as the specialisms.

Course details


The Foundation Year consists of 120 credits. You will take the following six core modules:

  • Introduction to Programming with Python (20 credits)
  • Web Development (20 credits)
  • Computer Fundamentals (20 credits)
  • Discrete Mathematics (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics (20 credits)
- Employability and Transferable Skills (20 credits)

Assessment method

The Foundation Year employs continuous assessment based around frequent class tests and group work. Students can also expect a higher number of contact hours per week (around 14 hours) in the form of teaching and tutorials, than in the subsequent years of our Computer Science degrees where self-study plays a larger part. For Years 1, 2, and 3 see our BSc and MSci Computer Science, Games Technology, Cyber Security and Data Science web pages.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






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Republic of Ireland

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

Note that the Foundation route is only open to UK/EU students

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Note that the Foundation route is only open to UK/EU students

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Computer Science with Cyber Security (with Integrated Foundation Year) at City, University of London - UCAS