Blackburn College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Our Foundation Degree in Computing is designed to equip you with the ability to solve complex Computing problems in order for you to progress to graduate-level roles.
The Foundation Degree is a vocational programme in which you will undertake a work placement or work-based learning experience as well as develop your practical and cognitive skills to solve work related everyday problems by combining knowledge of information transfer, communications technology, software and business context relevant to the Computing industry.
You will develop professional-level industry related skills, learning, for example, how to build web-sites, design databases and plan networks together with the necessary problem solving techniques.
Computer Systems Architectures
Introduction to Research (Computing)
Introductory Programming Concepts
Program Design and Development
Reflective Practitioner (Computing)
Web & Interface Design
Logic and Implementation
Advanced Programming Concepts
Database Design and Development
Further Computer System Architectures
Research Project (Computing)
Work Based Learning (Computing)
Data and Analytics (Optional)
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||of which 32 need to come from a computing, information technology, mathematics or physical science subject.|
You will need at least a Grade C in Maths at GCSE. At least 80 of your UCAS points will need to have been attained from computing, information technology, mathematics or physical science subject.
All applicants must show that they have a good level of spoken or written English, and if English is not your first language you'll need to demonstrate the ability to study in English. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have relevant work / life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8,250||Year 1|