Furness College

Foundation Degree in Computing Furness College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Cumbria


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Course summary

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This course is designed to provide the leading edge knowledge and skills required to meet the demands of users in business and industry. The course provides experience with a range of hardware, software and the Internet. Students will gain a broad knowledge about computer systems, security, computer hardware, web and multimedia applications design, and the development of information systems.

Course details


Module Title

Level 4 Essentials of Computer Programming
Level 4 Solutions Design
Level 4 Computer Maintenance and Administration
Level 4 Essentials of Networking
Level 4 Website Development
Level 4 Principles of Project Management

Level 5 Database Development
Level 5 Work-Based Project
Level 5 Agile Project Development
Level 5 Network Routing
Level 5 IT in Society
Level 5 Content Management Systems

Assessment method

Portfolio, assignments, practical tasks, case studies, reports, presentations, team project, individual project.
100% Assessment

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 2W31
Institution code F95
Campus name Main Site
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 32 points In a related subject
A level C In a related subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma P: 32 credits

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,132 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,132 Year 1
Scotland £6,132 Year 1
Wales £6,132 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Furness College
Barrow in Furness
LA14 2PJ

Course contact details

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Main Contact

01229 825017

Fax: 01229 870964