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Do you want to pursue a degree in computing but lack the necessary qualifications? If so, our Computing Foundation course is for you.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to progress to an undergraduate degree in computing including hands-on experience with the latest software. Our course covers;
- information technology
And you will gain skills in:
- problem solving
We teach mathematics at different levels and surgery sessions are available to help you to bridge any gaps.
After having successfully completed the course you will be offered admission to a computing related degree according to your needs and qualifications.
There is a high demand for graduates in all areas of computing and a degree in computing is a great start to careers in:
- software development
- network security
- computer applications
- managing information
- scientific research.
How to apply
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Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Learning and assessment
We encourage a critical and independent approach to learning. Our course material is A-level standard, and covers core subjects in computing principles.
You will develop your mathematical and study skills. As well as prepare for a degree in subjects such as;
- software design.
After you graduate
On successfully completing the course you will transfer onto one of the Oxford Brookes computing-related degree courses.
Successful completion of the course enables you to progress onto one of our degree courses in computing or mathematics, subject to meeting the specific entry requirements of the particular course. In Semester 2 you will be asked which course you wish to join.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.