Foundation Entry Year

During your Foundation Entry Year you will study alongside peers from related courses, whilst you gain a broad introduction to computing and develop a wide range of IT, communication and study skills. This will enable you to progress onto more advanced study in a range of specialist themes. You’ll develop your technical, business and people skills on our challenging computing course to help you become a multi-skilled graduate ready to succeed in a variety of careers. You’ll be taught by staff with a wide variety of industrial and research backgrounds and benefit from our research-informed teaching and our focus on practical experience. You can access the expertise of the School’s Child Computer Interaction (ChiCI) research group, which specialises in child-computer interaction, as well as researching into wider aspects of human-computer interaction. With the opportunity to undertake modules that match your interests, you’ll develop the skills needed for an exciting career in a range of industries. 

For detailed information about studying this course at the University of Central Lancashire, please see the course specification and course handbook for your year of entry: 2016.

Please Note: For details on possible changes to courses, please see our Important Information

Foundation Year Modules

  • Introduction to Software Development
  • Investigating IT
  • Problem-solving for Computing
  • Study Skills 1 - Learning How to Learn
  • Study Skills 2 – Developing Academic Skills 
  • Introduction to Mathematical Methods

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Applications are now welcome for September 2016 places.