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Computer Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

Student rating
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Course info

UCAS CODE I101
Fascinated by computers, programming and the endless possibilities of the web? Perhaps youve shown evidence of good academic potential, but don’t have sufficient qualifications or have been out of formal education for a while. This new four year degree route incorporates a foundation year and will develop your computing skills and knowledge. Successful completion of the foundation year will enable you to progress onto Year 1 of our computing degrees.You will study core skills from computer ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time including foundation year | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
65th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
71st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
45th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time Including Foundation Year
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 - 25 = 75% 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
£25,000
UK Computer Science graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 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
A level
Details

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
43%
Computing
34%
Physics
28%
Information & Communication technology
15%
Business Studies
10%

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
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 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
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 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.
£13,800 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 Computer Science students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 121 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 44%
3 star 16%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,745 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 46%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Plymouth
CompUniGuide ranking
71st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the centre of Britain’s Ocean City. In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving city located on the South West coast, nestled between picturesque Dartmoor and Cornwall. The University is always looking to develop their facilities. Not only have they recently invested into their medical and health facilities, but they have refurbished their laboratories and invested in campus buildings which include spaces for marine and art disciplines. The Uni takes the stress out of securing a place in halls by guaranteeing housing to all applicants who put Plymouth as their firm choice by the deadline stated on their website.

Where you'll study

University of Plymouth

Drake Circus Plymouth
PL4 8AA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away

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