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International Year One Informatics

We are introducing a new International Year One in Informatics, leading into the second year of undergraduate degrees in:

  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computer Science with Enterprise
  • BA/BSc Creative Computing

On this programme you will enter the first year and are guaranteed progression to the second year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria).

Teaching takes place in the Global Study Centre (GSC) using dedicated lecturers who know the strengths and weaknesses of each student.

Your pathway to University of Leicester

Fees

Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3

International Year One

Second Year Degree

Final Year Degree

£15,500

£17,450*

£17,450*

*Partner University tuition fees that apply to a Student after Progression are payable directly to the University and are determined by the University themselves. Information on those fees and when they may increase are published on the University website: www.le.ac.uk.

Entry Level

IELTS 5.5

5.5 minimum in all bands 

Course Dates

September 2021 - August 2022

Intakes

September 2021

Year One overview

  • Develop students’ fundamental knowledge and understanding of the relevant disciplinary elements in computer science and related fields.
  • Develop in students a broad range of transferable academic literacy, research and analytical skills to succeed in undergraduate study.
  • Ensure that students have attained the prescribed level of English language competency to succeed at specified University of Leicester undergraduate programmes in the related fields.
  • To prepare students to operate effectively and autonomously within the framework of higher education.
  • Develop students’ graduate attributes to optimize future employability prospects in a global environment.

Modules

Title

Credits

Algorithms, Data Structures and Advanced Programming

15

Computer Architecture

15

Computing Fundamentals

15

Foundations of Computation

15

Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

15

Mathematics Fundamentals

15

Programming Fundamentals

15

Requirements Engineering and Professional Practice

15

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching is delivered via a combination of small group lectures, group-based tutorial coursework (oral and written presentation), and assessment is via individual coursework (oral and written presentation) and examinations. You will be encouraged throughout the stage of the study to undertake independent study to supplement what is being taught/learnt and to broaden your personal knowledge.

Progression/Pass mark

Students who achieve the progression threshold of 40% across all credit-bearing modules will be eligible for progression to Year 2.

Students will also need to achieve the progression threshold of 50% in the AES module to progress to Year 2.

Progression Degrees

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