Foundation year entry provides a perfect route to study for those who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry to one of our BSc undergraduate degrees, who do not feel they are quite ready for an undergraduate degree, or who are returning to study after a significant break and need extra help and support.
Develop knowledge, technical skills and self-directed learning skills in computing, especially in areas affected by rapidly changing information technology. Greater emphasis on computing than the general and change management skills found in the BSc ISM below. Enables students with appropriate qualifications to enter directly into year 3 and thereby obtain the BSc after two years of part time study.
This program develops knowledge, technical skills and self-directed learning skills in data science, providing an excellent grounding for working as a data scientist or analyst in industry.
Equips students with the skills and knowledge to apply information systems to the problems encountered in management. Covers the design, implementation and operations of information systems together with the practice and theory of management.
Designed for Birkbeck students who have already earned 240 Computing or IT specific credits at level 4 and 5, and wish to complete a BSc(Hons) degree. Allows you to transfer your credits and graduate in one year full-time, or two years part-time.
The Foundation Degree Computing/Information Technology/Web Development aims to develop the knowledge, technical and transferable skills needed by those working in, or seeking to work in, areas related to Computing, Information Technology or Web Development.