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Undergraduate Pathway in Computer Science

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Overview

This pathway will help you gain the skills and knowledge on the core concepts needed to understand computing and their application in organisations. With the fast-changing pace of technological advances, you will experience learning at an individual as well as group level, ranging from report writing to designing your own business web page.

Your Pathway to Brunel University London.

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Your pathway to Brunel University London:

High School
Stage 1

University Foundation

Stage 2

First Year University Studies

Stage 3

Second Year University Studies

Stage 4

Final Year University

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Course content

In all Brunel University London computer study degrees, students develop a range of skills valued by employers such as communication, critical thinking, analysis, teamwork, career planning and project management. Each programme has a strong contemporary feel and relates theory and concepts to the practical issues facing employers and employees in the 21st Century. Successful completion of the degree can lead to career opportunities in marketing, enterprise, business accounting, accountancy, business operations, HRM, finance, recruitment consulting and other graduate level job depending on which degree path is followed after the Foundation study is completed.

The programme syllabus is designed around the acquisition of core academic skills and literacy development that underpins successful higher education outcomes: academic research, ICT, critical thinking and the promotion of self-awareness.

In-course written, reading, listening and oral assessment is built in to modules through general interaction between tutors and students through small group tutorials or individual tutorials/appraisals.

Typical Foundation Modules:

  • Business Mathematics/ Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • Economics
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 1
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of ICT
  • Statistics

Typical First Year Modules:

  • Data and Information
  • Group Project Lab
  • Group Project Lecture
  • Group Project Tutorial
  • Information Systems and Organisations
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 2
  • Introductory Programming
  • Logic and Computation

This is an intensive programme with a minimum 16 hours per week and a corresponding number of ongoing assessment tasks designed to provide a scaffolded structure for students at this entry level to Higher Education.

This course can be studied Foundation: 2 semesters, First year: 2 semesters full-time, starting in September.

The programme specification is in the process of being updated and may not be an accurate reflection of the programme.

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Careers and your future

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Fees and funding

2020/21 entry

£9,250 EU/Domestic Foundation Studies
£15,900 International Foundation Studies

September is the only available intake for EU/Domestic students who are applying for a Student Finance Loan.

All Brunel Pathway College course fees may be subject to a review. Brunel University London fees are a guide only and are subject to change.

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Assessment and feedback