Forensic Computing and Security (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

Student rating
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( 4.0) 1118 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C786
During your Foundation Entry Year you will study alongside peers from related courses, whilst you gain a broad introduction to computing and develop a wide range of IT, communication and study skills. This will enable you to progress onto more advanced study in a range of specialist themes. You’ll develop your technical, business and people skills on our challenging computing course to help you become a multi-skilled graduate ready to succeed in a variety of careers. You’ll be taught by staff ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
89th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
75th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
10th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
95th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-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 - 90 = 10% 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
£24,000
UK Computer Science graduate salary
£23,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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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
Information & Communication technology
40%
Computing
25%
Business Studies
22%
Mathematics
21%
English Language
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£5,500 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£5,500 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£5,500 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£5,500 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£5,500 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£5,500 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: This fee is for 2019/20 entry. Foundation course fee is £8,350 plus standard undergraduate fee is £13,450. There may be slight increase in the year 2020/21..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Forensic Science (Non-Medical) reviews

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How Forensic Science (Non-Medical) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 28 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 40%
3 star 14%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,118 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 49%
3 star 18%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of Central Lancashire
CompUniGuide ranking
75th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
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The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) main campus is located in the heart of Preston, with smaller campuses in Burnley, Cumbria and Cyprus. There are over 300 undergraduate programmes, with many offering Foundation Entry routes, and 200 postgraduate programmes to choose from. The University’s main Preston Campus is currently undergoing a £200 million transformation, including a brand new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre, which opened in September 2019. A new £60 million student centre is also under construction and will enhance the student journey, providing expert guidance on study support, careers planning, health and wellbeing, fees and finance, accommodation, plus more. This investment is due to continue over the next five years and will transform the campus for students.

Where you'll study

University of Central Lancashire

Admissions Office Corporation Street Preston
Lancashire
PR1 2HE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Preston   0.2 miles away

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