Foundation Certificate in Higher Education

The Foundation Certificate in Higher Education is designed specially for students who do not meet the entry criteria for degree programmes. The programme offers the opportunity for students to develop & increase the essential knowledge and skill levels to succeed at under graduate levels. On completion of the programme students may proceed directly to year 1 of a degree programme.

The programme will give the students the right skills and knowledge in Communication, English, Computing and/or Business science enabling them to start their undergraduate studies.

Foundation Certificate in Higher Education

Next Intake

September, 2021

Intakes - January/September


1 Year

Academic Progression

Upon successful completion of the programme students may enter year 1 of the following degree programmes:

  • BEng (Hons) Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems
  • BA (Hons) Business Management
  • BSc(Hons) Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

Course Outline

The programme comes in two parts: 1) core modules, 2) optional modules which students can choose themselves.

  • Core Modules
  • Software Engineering / Computer Science Degree Pathway
  • Business Information Systems Degree Pathway
  • Business Management Degree Pathway
  • Communication Skills in English
  • Mathematics for Computing & Business
  • Introduction to IT
  • Working with Data
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Digital Circuits and Logic Design
  • Designing Software Solutions
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Designing Software Solutions
  • Business Management
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Critical Thinking & Analysis
  • Behaviour & Economics

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 6 passes in the GCE Ordinary Level with Credit passes in English & Mathematics.

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