University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

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.

Career options for our computing graduates include software development, IT support and consultancy. 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.

Course Modules

**Year 0**

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* The Art of Communication (15 credits)

* Software Tools for Academic Practice (15 credits)

* Fundamentals of Database and Web Technologies (15 credits)

* Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)

* Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (15 credits)

* Introduction to Ethics and Society (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

* Study Skills (15 credits)

* Academic Writing (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* The Art of Communication (15 credits)

* Software Tools for Academic Practice (15 credits)

* Fundamentals of Database and Web Technologies (15 credits)

* Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)

* Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (15 credits)

* Introduction to Ethics and Society (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

* English for Academic Purposes 1 (15 credits)

* English for Academic Purposes 2 (15 credits)

**Year 1**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Database System Development (15 credits)

* Scholarly and Academic Practice (15 credits)

* Object Oriented Programming (15 credits)

* Programming Foundations (15 credits)

* Computer and Communication Systems (15 credits)

* Smart Systems (15 credits)

* Logical Foundations (15 credits)

* Analytic, Numeric and Statistical Methods (15 credits)

**Year 2**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Application Development (15 credits)

* Database Applications Technologies (15 credits)

* Information Analysis (15 credits)

* Systems Development Project (30 credits)

* Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits)

* Network and Operating Systems (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

* Advanced Programming (15 credits)

* Distributed Interactive Application Development (15 credits)

* Principles of Security (15 credits)

* Information Visualisation (15 credits)

**Year 3**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)

* Development Frameworks and Methods (15 credits)

* Final Year Projects (60 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)

* Database Engineering (15 credits)

* Human Computer Interaction and Design (15 credits)

* User Interface Design (15 credits)

* Application Development for Mobile Devices (15 credits)

* 3D Computer Graphics (15 credits)

* Web Application Development (15 credits)

* Component Programming (15 credits)

* Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)

* Computing Education Placement (15 credits)

* Software Engineering Management (15 credits)

Start Date:

09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
5 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
5 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees