East Riding College

Computing East Riding College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Hull


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Course summary

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The Foundation Degree in Computing is aimed at anyone wishing to go into the IT industry or continue their studies to degree level at university. The course is available as a two year full-time or three-year part-time qualification and involves a substantial work placement element. Applicants choosing the foundation degree will be expected to study 12 modules including the two work-based learning modules.

Upon successful completion of the foundation degree, you will be eligible to apply for the third year of the BSc (Hons) Computer Science programme at the University of Hull, or you can go directly into industry.

Course details


Modules will include:

Mathematics for computing and work
Information technology and personal skills
Introduction to programming
Software engineering with human computer interface
Networking concepts and practice
Project management
Applied object-oriented programming
Data analysis and database design
Website Development
You are expected to have a work placement for both years of the foundation degree. If you are unable to do this, the College will help you find one.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include exams, practical assessments, presentations, group work, individual assignments, employer contribution and reflection. Examinations typically take place at the end of a module with the other assessments spread throughout the semester.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points

A relevant level three BTEC diploma

An A-level with relevant GCSEs at grade C or above

Previous commercial experience in the computing sector

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A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,995 Year 1
England £6,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,995 Year 1
Scotland £6,995 Year 1
Wales £6,995 Year 1

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Provider information

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East Riding College
Flemingate Centre
Armstrong Way
HU17 0GH

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