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Computer and Information Technology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Student rating
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( 4.3) 3733 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE I200
This course offers you a wide ranging and rigorous introduction to the various facets of information technology. It offers a pathway for people who don’t hold the qualifications to enter directly onto a degree, and gives you the experience to make an informed decision about which course to study. Completion qualifies you to enter onto any one of the following degrees: • Business Information Systems • Computer and Network Technology • Computer Animation and VFX • Computer Games Design and ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
27th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
50th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
72nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Computer Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 82 = 18% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Computer Science graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Computer Science graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, March 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
UCAS Tariff
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Computer Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
33%
Information & Communication technology
29%
Business Studies
16%
Physics
14%
Computing
14%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£15,500 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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How Information Technology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 47 reviews

5 star 52%
4 star 42%
3 star 4%
2 star 0%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,733 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 38%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CompUniGuide ranking
50th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University is creating an ambitious, confident community that is ready to take on tomorrow. Renowned for being a friendly, ‘home away from home’ with a thriving social scene, Northumbria University boasts four campuses, Newcastle, London and Amsterdam, working in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world to attract students from 136 countries. Over the last decade, Northumbria has invested more than £250m in its campuses to provide students with a world-class experience during their time with the University. The Newcastle estates comprise two campuses, one in the heart of the city and one just three miles away at Coach Lane. With its award-winning architecture, modern teaching buildings and impressive sports facilities, the City Campus creates an environment that encourages learning and self-development.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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