Computer Science BSc (Hons) (Foundation) (4 year route with Carmel College) Add to your prospectus

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Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: G408
  • Year of entry: 2019
  • This programme does not accept applications from international students.
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Module details

Programme Year Zero

Based at Carmel College in St Helens, about nine miles from the main University precinct. The college offers small class sizes and high standards of academic achievement. G408 students follow a foundation module in Mathematics and have a choice of two other modules taken from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology or Geography.

Programme Year One

On successful completion of the foundation programme at Carmel College, students transfer to the first year of their chosen degree programme. Years Two, Three and Four are therefore identical in content to the three years of the degree programme you have chosen:

  • G400 Computer Science BSc (Hons)
  • G403 Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • G610 Computer Science with Software Development BSc (Hons)
  • G611 Computer Science with Software Development with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GN34 Financial Computing BSc (Hons)
  • G3N4 Financial Computing with  Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GG14 Mathematics and Computer Science BSc
  • GG16 Mathematics and Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

 

Programme Year Two

Years Two, Three and Four are identical in content to the three years of the degree programme you have chosen:

  • G400 Computer Science BSc (Hons)
  • G403 Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • G610 Computer Science with Software Development BSc (Hons)
  • G611 Computer Science with Software Development with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GN34 Financial Computing BSc (Hons)
  • G3N4 Financial Computing with  Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GG14 Mathematics and Computer Science BSc
  • GG16 Mathematics and Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

Programme Year Three

Years Two, Three and Four are identical in content to the three years of the degree programme you have chosen:

  • G400 Computer Science BSc (Hons)
  • G403 Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • G610 Computer Science with Software Development BSc (Hons)
  • G611 Computer Science with Software Development with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GN34 Financial Computing BSc (Hons)
  • G3N4 Financial Computing with  Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GG14 Mathematics and Computer Science BSc
  • GG16 Mathematics and Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

Programme Year Four

Years Two, Three and Four are identical in content to the three years of the degree programme you have chosen:

  • G400 Computer Science BSc (Hons)
  • G403 Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • G610 Computer Science with Software Development BSc (Hons)
  • G611 Computer Science with Software Development with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GN34 Financial Computing BSc (Hons)
  • G3N4 Financial Computing with  Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
  • GG14 Mathematics and Computer Science BSc
  • GG16 Mathematics and Computer Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

The programme detail and modules listed are illustrative only and subject to change.


Teaching and Learning

Teaching is by a mix of formal lectures, small group tutorials and supervised laboratory-based practical sessions. Students also undertake individual and group projects. Key problem solving skills and employability skills, like presentation and teamwork skills, are developed throughout the programme.