Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation Year FdSc Computing
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
Duration 4 years 2 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) -
Location Plymouth PETROC
Provider School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics PETROC
Entry requirements

Applicants exceeding our entry requirements may be eligible for an offer under our Computing Excellence Scheme.

A minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: PPP
12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: MP

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses: pass Access course (any subject) including GCSE English and mathematics grade C/4 or above or equivalent.

International Baccalaureate: 24 overall – English and mathematics must be included.

GCSE: 
mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above.

Mature students with appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. For those who do not meet the requirements, please enquire for further details.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

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