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Undergraduate Pathway in Computing

Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) and are guaranteed progression to the first year of a relevant degree, providing that progression criteria are met. Stage 1 takes place in ICP using dedicated lecturers and benefit from small class sizes.

Pathways at the University of Portsmouth

High School

 
 

Location

Fees

Stage 1: University Foundation

£12,800 (2 semester)

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Computing

£14,400

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

£14,400

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

£14,400

Duration

Stage 1: 2 semesters

Intakes

Stage 1: September and January

Stage 1: University Foundation

Location

ICP at the University of Portsmouth

Modules

  • ICT Skills
  • Mathematics for Science and Computing
  • Engineering Principles 1
  • Business Studies
  • Research Method, Critical Thinking & Expression
  • Programming Concepts
  • Numerical Techniques 2 (Technical Steam) or
  • Business Management (Business Stream)
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Computing

Location

School of Computing, University of Portsmouth

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Location

School of Computing, University of Portsmouth

OPTIONAL SANDWICH YEAR

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Location

School of Computing, University of Portsmouth

Degree awards from the University of Portsmouth

* Stated University of Portsmouth fees are a guide only and are subject to change. For the most up to date fee listings please visit port.ac.uk/fees. All ICP course fees may be subject to review. Current fees are listed at port.ac.uk/icp.

Popular Careers

  • Business Intelligence
  • Computer Games
  • Computer helpdesk/user support
  • Computing researcher
  • Computer sales support
  • Computer Security
  • Database analyst/designer
  • Data Processing manager
  • Forensic Computing
  • Information Technology Manager
  • IT Risk Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Patent Work
  • Programmer, software engineer
  • Software Support
  • Systems analyst, consultant
  • Systems Designer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Author

As the European home of IBM, the city of Portsmouth is recognised as a centre for computer related and IT business. As a result, the University's academic staff maintains close links with the world of work, both locally and further afield. This contact ensures that the courses on offer always reflect the current and future needs of commerce and industry.

The aim is to provide University of Portsmouth graduates, who come from all parts of the world, with the skills and knowledge that will make them valuable contributors to the information industry. The School's environment helps to produce confident and highly employable graduates. As well as the University's commitment to curriculum development, many of the courses are accredited by the British Computing Society (BCS).

  • 2 possible start dates (September and January).
  • Many of the degrees that this pathway leads to are accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) and carries exemptions from the professional examinations for Chartered Engineer and Chartered Scientist for those who complete all three years of their course in Portsmouth.