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Computing (Extended) (with Foundation Year)
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Computing (Extended) (with Foundation Year)

University of Greenwich
On campus
 2959 Points
4 Years
Apply date
May 2024
Start date
Sep 2024

Program Description

This computing degree with foundation year offers a broad range of subjects. Choose a specialism that fits your career plans in computing, games design or teaching.

The extended computing degree begins with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level learning. After this, you study the syllabus of the three-year course. Our modules address the theory, technology, practice and application of computing. You will also have the option to specialise in information systems or network systems if it suits your career plans.


• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250

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Foundation Year

The Art of Communication (15 credits)

Software Tools for Academic Practice (15 credits)

Fundamentals of Database and Web Technologies (15 credits)

Study Skills (15 credits)

Academic Writing (15 credits)

Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)

Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (15 credits)

Introduction to Ethics and Society (15 credits)

Year 1

Computer Systems and Internet Technologies (15 credits)

Database System Development (15 credits)

Programming Foundations (15 credits)

Web Database Systems (15 credits)

Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits)

Paradigms of Programming (30 credits)

Logical Foundations (15 credits)

Year 2

Core Modules:
Web Technologies (30 credits)
Principles of Security (15 credits)
Professional Project Management (15 credits)
User Interface Design (15 credits)
Agile Development with SCRUM (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:
Application Development (15 credits)
Information Analysis (15 credits)
Information Security (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:
Network and Operating Systems (15 credits)
Information Visualisation (15 credits)
Data and Web Analytics (15 credits)

Year 3

Core Modules:
Human Computer Interaction and Design (15 credits)
Final Year Projects (60 credits)
Requirements Management (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:
Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)
Database Management and Administration (15 credits)
Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)
Information and Content Management (15 credits)
Network Technology (15 credits)
Advanced Networks (15 credits)
Computing Education Placement (15 credits)
Mobile Application Design and Development (15 credits)


Career options for our computing graduates include:

  • software development
  • IT support
  • consultancy
  • internet and e-commerce

The course is accredited by BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, which can lead to full exemption from some of the BCS professional awards once you graduate. Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

Graduates can expect to work as independent consultants or in teams with other computer professionals to build and support modern computing systems.


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