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Computer Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

**Foundation Year**Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.**International Students**For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/**Computer Science**Our BSc Computer Science degree will provide you with the theoretical tools and professional skills required to solve real-world problems, develop the software systems of the future, and be prepared for a successful career in a sector in constant evolution.**Why choose this course?** - Accredited by the British Computer Society - The Chartered Institute for IT- Option to specialise on one of five pathways: Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Games, Software Engineering or Web and App Development- All necessary mathematics knowledge is provided within relevant modules- Gain first-hand experience in industry with our Placement Year option- Access a wide range of equipment including supercomputer facilities, a VR lab and a Maker SpaceIn your first year you will explore the fundamental concepts and techniques for object-oriented programming. Our initial modules are designed to bring everyone up to speed, regardless of the starting level of coding experience, and to provide a gentle introduction to the skills required for effective academic study.You will then move on to learn advanced programming concepts that can be applied in areas such as games programming, mobile app and web development, artificial intelligence and cyber security, not disregarding the human aspect of Computer Science thanks to the focus on user interaction and user interface design, software engineering methodologies (SCRUM, Agile) and cutting edge research in AI and machine learning.We aim to ensure you have the necessary skillset for a successful career within the field of computing and in your final year you will have the opportunity to further specialise in advanced topics and to work on a final year project where you can unleash your creativity and apply the techniques you have acquired throughout your studies.**About Keele** Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full time including foundation year (3.5 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

January 2024

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a 3 APs (grade 5=A; 4=B, 3=C) OR 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction

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