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A preparatory course is often used to help college-bound students increase their scholastic opportunities during high school. These programs are especially helpful for students whose high school academic opportunities don’t match the stringent requirements for competitive universities. What are preparatory programs in computer science? The courses involved in completing this path may introdu… Read more

A preparatory course is often used to help college-bound students increase their scholastic opportunities during high school. These programs are especially helpful for students whose high school academic opportunities don’t match the stringent requirements for competitive universities.

What are preparatory programs in computer science? The courses involved in completing this path may introduce high school students to the academic study and challenges of college. The field of computer science includes a study of the growth of technological development. Classes may include an introduction to computation or coding, mathematics, electronics, the mechanics of electricity and optics, computer architecture, or operating systems. Topics may include the use of algorithms to interpret and process information. Coursework may also involve programming in WEB, Java and C .

As students leave their preparatory programs, they tend to have developed improved college research skills and better time management skills. Some students may find that their math and organization skills have led to improved budgeting habits or that their understanding of software and operating systems has led to fewer problems with malware and viruses.

The costs of participation in preparatory programs may be affected by factors such as the universities offering the courses, any financial resources available in the community and eligibility requirements. Interested students should research their possibilities by contacting prospective universities or colleges directly.

A preparatory program doesn’t result in a traditional college degree, but it could open many doors in the computer science industry. Some options may include internship positions with research and development agencies or assistant positions for a professor. With enough evidence of their skills and abilities, graduates from preparatory programs may be able to move directly into jobs as a computer scientist or engineer, computer systems analyst, software engineer, data science researcher, or computer programmer.

These programs are available in many areas around the world. Some of the preparatory courses may be available on a distance learning or online platform. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Harbour.Space University
Barcelona , Spain

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree s ... +

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree studies. After successful completion of MSL students are granted an automatic right to enter all math intensive degrees at Harbour.Space. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Gulf College Oman
Seeb , Oman

Gulf College offers the International Foundation Programme in partnership with WE Bridge Academy, UK. This exciting new partnership allows us to expand our well-established pr ... +

Gulf College offers the International Foundation Programme in partnership with WE Bridge Academy, UK. This exciting new partnership allows us to expand our well-established programme in Cardiff to even more students who are looking to progress to university. It is a full-time programme and provides students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to embark upon undergraduate study at an overseas university. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
28 Mar 2021
14 Mar 2021
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest , Hungary

This program is recommended for future students who want to build a firm basis for their further studies in the BSc program of Computer Science. Students who get admitted to C ... +

This program is recommended for future students who want to build a firm basis for their further studies in the BSc program of Computer Science. Students who get admitted to Computer Science BSc but cannot reach the minimum level in the entrance examination will also be redirected to our Preliminary Course. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
English
06 Sep 2021
30 Apr 2021
Campus
 

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Heriot-Watt University Dubai
Academic City , United Arab Emirates

This programme is designed to provide students with a pathway into an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Computing at the Dubai Campus. It is specifically designed as a fo ... +

This programme is designed to provide students with a pathway into an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Computing at the Dubai Campus. It is specifically designed as a foundation programme that will help students to bridge the gap between their school qualifications and the demands of a university degree. Students who complete the programme successfully will be able to progress directly into the first year of their chosen degree programme. The programme will help students to develop their subject knowledge whilst providing a firm foundation in IT, research and writing skills, academic English, and assessment and examination techniques. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Lancaster Leipzig
Leipzig , Germany

International Foundation Year is designed for students who either do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry (English level, school qualifications, etc.) or would lik ... +

International Foundation Year is designed for students who either do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry (English level, school qualifications, etc.) or would like to gain additional subject or academic skills confidence prior to the start of their degree course. International Foundation in Computer Science provides an introduction to the IT world and guarantees progression onto BSc (Hons) Computer Science or BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (subject to meeting the required criteria). -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
ICP International College Portsmouth
Portsmouth , United Kingdom

Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) and are guaranteed progression to the first year of a relevant degree, providing that progression criteria are met. Stage ... +

Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) and are guaranteed progression to the first year of a relevant degree, providing that progression criteria are met. Stage 1 takes place in ICP using dedicated lecturers and benefit from small class sizes. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Northampton International College
Northampton , United Kingdom

The internet, web and social media are vital to our personal and business lives. The pace of technological advancement means the need for skilled and qualified Business Comput ... +

The internet, web and social media are vital to our personal and business lives. The pace of technological advancement means the need for skilled and qualified Business Computing graduates are in high demand within the modern-day business. This fantastic undergraduate pathway has a very practical focus and gives students the opportunity to learn a range of developmental tools. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Concorde International
Canterbury , United Kingdom +1 More

On successful completion of our International Foundation Year in Business or IT/Computing, students can study BA or BSc degrees in diverse areas

On successful completion of our International Foundation Year in Business or IT/Computing, students can study BA or BSc degrees in diverse areas -
Foundation Year
Full-time
22 - 34 weeks
Campus
 
3IL Groupe
Limoges , France

The integrated preparatory 3iL is designed for those wishing to combine the advantages of a preparatory course while realizing immediate immersion in the field of IT (developm ... +

The integrated preparatory 3iL is designed for those wishing to combine the advantages of a preparatory course while realizing immediate immersion in the field of IT (development, networks, systems). It differs from other preparatory programs by the discovery of the computer from the 1st half with the implementation of specific projects and an opening on the individual development of the future engineer. -
Preparatory Programs
2 years
French
Campus
 
Cavendish University Uganda
Kampala , Uganda

Lay the foundation for your degree with the Cavendish University Uganda’s Foundation Program. Gain the subject-specific knowledge and skills to keep you a step ahead of your p ... +

Lay the foundation for your degree with the Cavendish University Uganda’s Foundation Program. Gain the subject-specific knowledge and skills to keep you a step ahead of your peers as you begin your journey to success. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The Manchester College
Manchester , United Kingdom

In addition to the highly technical and specialist skills within the foundation degree, business awareness skills are also taught, at the request of employers involved in the ... +

In addition to the highly technical and specialist skills within the foundation degree, business awareness skills are also taught, at the request of employers involved in the design of the programme. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 years
Campus
 
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville , USA

This program is intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Science.

This program is intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Science. -
Preparatory Programs
English
Sep 2021
 
Fundación Universitaria Católica Lumen Gentium UNICATOLICA
Cali , Colombia

The Software Development Technology program trains ethical professionals, committed to social development; with a systematic approach and skills to apply the software life cyc ... +

The Software Development Technology program trains ethical professionals, committed to social development; with a systematic approach and skills to apply the software life cycle in environments for agile development in web and mobile environments, supported by quality standards for its construction, in a way that responds to the needs of the regional or national context. -
Preparatory Programs
Spanish
 
Fulton- Montgomery Community College
Johnstown , USA

Fulton Montgomery (FM) is a College of the State University of New York. Fulton Montgomery graduates will have a solid foundation, working with hardware, software and informat ... +

Fulton Montgomery (FM) is a College of the State University of New York. Fulton Montgomery graduates will have a solid foundation, working with hardware, software and information management. -
Preparatory Programs
English
Sep 2021
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest , Hungary

The goal of the Computer Science MSc program is to train Computer Scientist with a professional knowledge-based on solid theoretical background knowledge. The job of a Compute ... +

The goal of the Computer Science MSc program is to train Computer Scientist with a professional knowledge-based on solid theoretical background knowledge. The job of a Computer Scientist synthesizes the constructive activity of engineers with the general problem-solving attitude of mathematicians while participating in teams of large-scale projects. Students of the Foundation Year learn the methodologies as well as the programming languages and tools used in software development. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Feb 2021
Campus
 

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