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Computer Science


Have you considered how much of our modern existence relies on computer networks? Cyber security has become an international priority, meaning experts in this field are in high demand.

After completing your Foundation in Computer Science, you will progress to the University of Plymouth and gain practical skills in coding, algorithms, database and software development, cyber security, networks and social, legal and ethical aspects of IT.

You will also benefit from advanced, industry-standard facilities and British Computer Society (BCS) accreditation.


  • Two semesters


  • September
  • January


  • £15,250

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Programme Details

Location: UPIC at the University of Plymouth
Intake: September and January

Semester 1

  • ILS1AND3 – Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • SCI115 – Physics
  • BUS107 – Principles of ICT
  • SCI101SC – Numerical Techniques 1

Semester 2

  • SCI102 – Numerical Techniques 2
  • SCI135 – Preparation for Computer Science
  • SCI131 – Programming Techniques
  • SCI130 – Research and Referencing

Full Programme Specification (PDF)


  • Data Science
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer

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