Computing BSC Level 4 Foundation Year Stage 0





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About the course

Foundation Year - that can lead to BSc (Hons) or BA (Hons) in Computing or IT. One year at City of Bristol College followed by three or four years at UWE, depending on whether a placement year is undertaken.

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only.


Entry Requirements

Students usually need one or more of the following:

  • 72 UCAS Points
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English (an equivalent in English would be accepted)
  • Overseas students must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
  • Related employment experience and/or related qualifications 

UCAS Application Code

Institution name: BUWE
Institution code: B80
Course code: G403
Campus code: R
Short code: BSc/CS
Application: UCAS
What will I do on this course?

Modules may include:

  • Professional and Communication Studies
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Program Design and Implementation
  • Information System Fundamentals
  • Programming Project
  • Internet Systems
  • Computer Architecture
Who is it for?

The computing field provides exciting and rewarding opportunities for people with a wide ranging knowledge of computing methods and an ability to reach high standards.

How to apply

Application: Through UCAS

For an application form and further information:

Call : 0117 312 5171 
Email :

How Is this course assessed?
  • Coursework
  • Exams
  • Presentations
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course, the usual progression route is to a BSc (Hons) or BA (Hons) Degree at the University of the West of England.  There is a wide range of courses to choose from, including: Computer Systems Integration; Computer Science; Games Technology; Digital Media; Forensic Computing; and Software Development for Business. Students can also progress to the Foundation Degree at City of Bristol College in Computing and Information Technology.

Additional cost

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only.



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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