Computer Science Foundation Year

The Foundation Year is for you if:

  • You do not have the right qualifications for a full degree
  • You want to strengthen your qualifications to achieve entry to your required University
  • You feel you are not yet ready for direct entry onto university degree-level study
  • You are returning to study or you are changing your academic pathway
  • You want to save money on fees
  • You are looking for a safe, supportive and caring study environment for your foundation studies

Information Technology is integral in our lives. This foundation course will prepare you fully to enter one of the fascinating computing or information technology related courses at university level. This foundation year other than being a stepping stone towards university studies is suitable for students from a wide range of backgrounds. The foundation year provides a wide range of IT and communication skills as well as covers the basics of cutting-edge IT topics. Our friendly and supportive staff is always next to our students offering academic and personal support.

Within the course you will enhance your current knowledge as to how computers are used by a broad range of people and organizations as well as acquiring fundamental software development skills and knowledge of hardware. You also gain relevant mathematical and statistical skills and develop useful communication skills

Upon completion you will be able to go onto university degrees in areas such as: Computer Science, Computer Networks, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Games Design, Web Design, Mobile Applications as well as in other relative courses.

Course Description

Compulsory Modules

  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Advanced Computing
  • Statistics
  • Academic English and Study Skills

Optional Modules

  • Chemistry
  • Architectural Design
  • Introduction to Business Science
  • Biology
  • Italian Language
  • Art and Design

Some optional subjects are mandatory for specific specializations.