Foundation Pathway in Computing

General

Program Description

As technology advances and our reliance on computers in and outside of work increases, so does our need for highly skilled computing professionals. Our Computing, Engineering and Technology Foundation at UNIC will equip you with all the skills needed to be successful in your University degree studies.

Computing degrees at the University of Northampton provide you with the opportunity to explore different ideas and choose a specialism that suits your individual interests and career prospectus. Whether you are interested in web security, mobile computing, graphics and visualisation or gaming, you can find a course that is right for you. There is also the option of doing a multidisciplinary approach which will give you more flexibility for future career prospects.

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Course Highlights

  • Acquisition of highly relevant vocational skills – CISCO, Microprocessors, O-O Programming, Prince2
  • Exciting career opportunities: GE, HMGCC.
  • Up-to-date workstation hardware and software in dedicated laboratories.
  • Exclusive 24/7 access to a specialist laboratory.
  • An emphasis on practical learning to reinforce academic underpinnings in specialist laboratories – Robots.
  • A supportive approach to tuition with small classroom and laboratory sizes.
  • Student Support Initiative – Year 2 students mentor Year 1 students.
  • Computing Society – the largest Student Union’s Society

Modules

  • Numerical Techniques
  • Physics 1
  • ICT Skills
  • Numerical Techniques 2
  • Physics 2
  • Problem Solving, Creative and Analytical Techniques
  • Programming Techniques
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

Computing degree pathways

  • BSc (Hons) Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Virtual Reality & Industrial Simulation)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Web Technology and Security)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Application Development)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Software Engineering)
  • BSc (Hons) Games Programming

Entry requirements

Please contact us for your country's entry requirements.

English language requirements

Studies at UNIC and the University of Northampton are undertaken in English and to gain admission you must be able to demonstrate that you have achieved a suitable level of English proficiency.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

UNIC provides a helping hand to international students, whose current grades do not meet the University’s degree entry requirement or have a qualification that is not recognised within the university. ... Read More

UNIC provides a helping hand to international students, whose current grades do not meet the University’s degree entry requirement or have a qualification that is not recognised within the university. We help by providing an academic springboard to the University of Northampton, providing Foundation, First Year and Pre-Masters programmes across a wide range of subjects. Our foundation courses lead to a Bachelor’s degree upon completion and are for 2 semesters, whilst Pre-masters are for one semester only and lead to a Masters course. Furthermore, if your application is successful you are issued with one, combined CAS, with one visa covering you for the duration of your UNIC and UON study. Read less