Computer Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Computer Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

**Why choose this course**
Why choose this course
Surrey is one of the UK’s leading universities for computer science, with an excellent record for graduate employability. 100 per cent of our undergraduate students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes survey 2022, HESA) and we were named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2022. We also run an award-winning Professional Training placements scheme, which gives students industry experience and prepares them for roles in various sectors.

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4 Years

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Stag Hill

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A level


Overall: CCC We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers. Required Subjects: Mathematics. Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

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Scottish Higher


Overall: BBBCC Required Subjects: Maths GCSE or Equivalent: English Language: Scottish National 5 - C. Maths : Scottish National 5 - C

Access to HE Diploma


Overall: QAA recognised Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits overall including 21 at Distinction, 3 at Merit and and 21 at Pass Required Subjects: Maths GCSE or Equivalent: Inclusion of GCSE English and Mathematics equivalent within Access programme

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Overall: 29 Required Subjects: Maths GCSE or Equivalent: English, HL4/SL4 (including MYP). Maths, HL4/SL4 (including MYP). Maths Studies, SL4.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


Overall: MMM, with an additional A Level Mathematics, grade C Required Subjects: BTEC must be in a relevant subject. Also A level Mathematics grade C.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C(4).

Scottish Advanced Higher


Overall: CCC Required Subjects: Maths grade C GCSE or Equivalent: English Language: Scottish National 5 - C. Maths : Scottish National 5 - C

Extended Project


Applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) will receive our standard A level offer, plus an alternate offer of one A level grade lower, subject to achieving an A grade in the EPQ. The one grade reduction will not apply to any required subjects.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Overall: Pass overall with CCC from a combination of the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and two A-levels. Applicants taking an A-level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. Required Subjects: Mathematics grade C

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