University Foundation in Computer Science

General

Program Description

Overview

One of the largest and best established in the country, our School of Computer Science offers software development, artificial intelligence and robotics, networking and security, software engineering, business applications, IT strategy and management.

You’ll learn from experts, as many of our highly qualified and supportive team have experience of applying advanced technology in the real world. Our strong links with business will also give you opportunities to work with industry leaders on placements at companies such as Accenture, Apple, Microsoft or GlaxoSmithKline.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Networks)

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering)

BSc (Hons) Information Technology

Fees

Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies

International

Two semesters: £12,500

£13,500

EU

£9,250

£9,250

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules

Semester one

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Mathematics 1
  • Business Studies

Semester two

  • Mathematics 2
  • Mass Communications
  • Programming
  • Statistics

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 50% with a minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Computer Science

HIC provides subject specialist skill progression classes during the integrated first-year degree

Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study 4 modules worth 30 credits each, totaling 120 credits

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with a minimum 85% attendance required.

Employment & career options

Previous graduates have gone to work in a variety of roles both at management level and at the technical level with companies such as Accenture, Sun Microsystems, Cisco CCNA, Oracle OCA, IBM, Xerox, Yell.

Last updated June 2019

About the School

Hertfordshire International College (HIC) offers students a modern and dynamic educational experience to study at a modern, business-facing University. We are committed to providing educational pathwa ... Read More

Hertfordshire International College (HIC) offers students a modern and dynamic educational experience to study at a modern, business-facing University. We are committed to providing educational pathways and support services in an environment that encourages you to achieve excellence in your studies. Read less