Computing with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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Course info

UCAS CODE II10
This course is offered as a four year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. You may also be interested in our three year BSc (Hons) Computing course.The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.During your first year, we will help you identify what employers are looking for from their future recruits, including practical ... READ MORE

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Full time | Buckinghamshire New University | 4 Years | 20-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.
54th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
124th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
109th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
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 - 88 = 12% 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
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
25%
Information & Communication technology
21%
Biology
14%
Media Studies
14%
Computing
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,500 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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How Computer Science students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 68 reviews

5 star 39%
4 star 36%
3 star 10%
2 star 2%
1 star 13%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,471 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 47%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Buckinghamshire New University
CompUniGuide ranking
124th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Buckinghamshire New University is a future-thinking establishment. Every degree they offer incorporates a hybrid-learning process where students learn through traditional classroom lessons and industry placements. Each lecturer has a wide range of professional-practice experience and relevant knowledge. This, coupled with an open and friendly student community, makes Buckinghamshire New University an inspiring and supportive place to study. Bucks’ young outlook and reputable industry presence allows them to specialise and deliver a range of high quality and professionally-driven courses in a range of fields, from Nursing and Psychology, to Aviation, Art & Design, Business and Creative Media. Students at Bucks are able to access the university’s industry connections to gain real-world experience and grow their knowledge and skills to be job-ready once they graduate.

Where you'll study

Buckinghamshire New University

Queen Alexandra Road High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP11 2JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: High Wycombe  0.2 miles away

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