Students are introduced to a range of computing and information systems concepts, theories and associated applications. The course will help you to develop practical and networking skills, gain confidence in the use and design of software and enhance your analytical, team-working and communication skills. Students will be introduced to a range of computing and information systems concepts, theories and associated applications. Students will be required to participate in work placement in each year.
This course introduces you to a range of computing and information systems concepts, theories and associated applications. You will be required to participate in work placement in each year. The course will help you to:
•Develop practical skills
•Develop networking skills
•Gain confidence in the use and design of software
•Enhance your analytical, team working and communications skills
•Data Communications and Networking Technologies (CCNA)
•Continuing professional development (120 hours work experience)
•Introduction to programming
•Operation and management of Local Area Networks (CCNA)
•Continuing professional development (150 hours work experience)
•Advanced web design
This course will be assessed by a combination of methods e.g. portfolios, projects, reports, research, case studies, poster displays, presentations, work-based assessments and examinations.
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Twelve Quays Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Candidates need to have 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and maths, plus a minimum of 48 UCAS points from any of the following courses:
•AS/A2 - A Levels
•Alternatively an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or a pass in an appropriate kite-marked Access to Higher Education course Where possible an academic or vocational reference will be required to ensure suitability for this level of course.
Experienced candidates who do not meet the above admissions requirements will be considered for entry if they can demonstrate that they have relevant vocational practice, motivation and personal qualities appropriate for foundation degree level work.
If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.wmc.ac.uk/computing-it/156-higher-education/3175-foundation-degree-computer-science-c048?type=he&return=762
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Conway Park Campus
Clearing contact details
0151 551 7777
By phone: Monday-Thursday 8.30-4.30 and Friday 8.30-4.00 throughout the year (including summer). Drop in: Monday-Friday 10.00-4.00 with additional late evenings, during term time only, on Wednesday and Thursday until 10.00 - 6.30.
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