University Centre West Anglia

Computer Science University Centre West Anglia Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

This degree course is for anyone wishing to work in computing, networking, business information systems, or anyone wishing to progress to a PGCE and work either as a teacher or lecturer. Like all higher level computing courses at the college the Foundation Degree is module based and covers the basic areas of computing and Information Technology.

Course details


The course offers the following modules:
Year 1 - Fundamentals of design - software design methodologies. - Introduction to programming - using C# - Computer systems - how computers work, the CPU, computer logic and CISCO CCNA-RS Semester 1 - Understanding the work sector - an overview of issues concerned with the IT sector - Work based learning - work placement Year 2 - Software Engineering - work in teams to solve realistic data processing problem (Or further Work Placement) - Object Oriented C++ - further programming using C++ - Database design and implementation - Using MySQL - Network Routing - follows the CISCO CCNA-RS semester 2 syllabus. - Interaction and usability - design of interactive software - Network Service Engineering - configuration of network services and scripting Module choice is subject to change.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code L100
Institution code W35
Campus name King's Lynn campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

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 64 UCAS tariff points from A-levels in suitable subjects or equivalent level 3 qualification (30 level 3 grades at merit grade are required). Applicants must also have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (4 points) or above, to include English and maths.

Interview may be required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8,490 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,490 Year 1
Scotland £8,490 Year 1
Wales £8,490 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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University Centre West Anglia
Tennyson Avenue
King's Lynn
PE30 2QW

Course contact details

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01553 815449