Foundation Pathway in Computing
As technology advances and our reliance on computers in and outside of work increases, so does our need for highly skilled computing professionals. Our Computing, Engineering and Technology Foundation at UNIC will equip you with all the skills needed to be successful in your University degree studies.
The Computing degrees at the University of Northampton provide you with the opportunity to explore different ideas and choose a specialism that suits your individual interests and career prospectus. Whether you are interested in web security, mobile computing, graphics and visualisation or gaming, you can find a course that is right for you. There is also the option of doing a multidisciplinary approach which will give you more flexibility for future career prospects.
|Year||Stage 1: University Foundation - UNIC||Stage 2: First Year of a Degree - Northampton Business School||Stage 3: Second Year Degree - Northampton Business School||Stage 4: Third Year Degree - Northampton Business School|
*Fees quoted are for current academic year and subject to increase in subsequent years
Stage 1: University Foundation
Numerical Techniques 1
Numerical Techniques 2
Problem Solving, Creative and Analytical Thinking
Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
Computing degree pathways
- BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (from September 2022)
- BSc (Hons) Computer Science (from September 2022)
- BSc (Hons) Computer Networks Engineering (from September 2022)
- BSc (Hons) Web Development and Cyber Security (from September 2022)
- BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (from September 2022)
- BA (Hons) Games Design
- BSc (Hons) Games Programming (from September 2022)
- BSc (Hons) Business Computing
- Acquisition of highly relevant vocational skills – CISCO, Microprocessors, O-O Programming, Prince2
- Exciting career opportunities: GE, HMGCC.
- Up-to-date workstation hardware and software in dedicated laboratories.
- Exclusive 24/7 access to a specialist laboratory.
- An emphasis on practical learning to reinforce academic underpinnings in specialist laboratories – Robots.
- A supportive approach to tuition with small classroom and laboratory sizes.
- Student Support Initiative – Year 2 students mentor Year 1 students.
- Computing Society – the largest Student Union’s Society