BSc Computer Science with an Integrated Foundation Year / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science(Hons)
Duration
1 (as part of 4 yr integrated degree programme)
Typical A-level offer

Grades ABB where a student has 3 relevant subjects

Grades AAB where a student has 2 relevant subjects

Grades AAA where a student has 1 relevant subject 

The subjects considered to be relevant are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Electronics and Statistics. If you have a qualification query, we encourage you to contact us before applying.

Typical contextual A-level offer

If you meet the criteria and your predicted grades are within two grades of our minimum entry criteria you may be made a reduced offer. 

This will typically be at 1 grade below the standard offer.

Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects, including Mathematics or Physics. Mathematics must be studied at Standard Level if not studied at Higher Level.

For this programme of study we will accept: Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation, at Standard Level or Higher Level.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
H114
UCAS institution code
M20

Course overview

On the Computer Science with an Integrated Foundation Year you are an undergraduate at The University of Manchester. The course is taught at The University, by academics from The University. Provided you achieve the specific progression criteria for your chosen degree, completion of the Integrated Foundation Year guarantees you a place on first year of your chosen degree.

Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2023 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Foundation Year Bursary  is available to UK students who are registered on an undergraduate foundation year here and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance.

Details of country-specific funding available to international students can be found within our  International country profiles .

The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability, therefore, we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.

For information about scholarships please visit our  undergraduate student finance pages  and the Department funding pages that you intend to progress to after successfully completing the Foundation Year.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Computer Science
Telephone
+44 (0)161 543 4017
Email
Website
http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/
School/Faculty overview

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