International Foundation in Computing and Management

Study for your Bachelor degree in computing and business areas. Offering assured progression to your first year at the University of East Anglia, this Foundation course gives you the English and technical skills you need for university study.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

  • Minimum age: 17
  • English level: B1: Intermediate / | IELTS 5
  • Academic level:

    You need to have completed 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with very good grades. Students who have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry will be considered on a case by case basis.

Course format

  • Length of study: From 3 terms
  • Lessons per week: 20
  • Maximum class size: 12
  • Typical student age: 17 - 24
  • Typical student mix:
    27% European, 45% Far Eastern, 28% Other

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 22 Sep 2014
    • 29 Sep 2014
  • Tuition fees: From 13995.00 GBP

    Tuition length options

    • 3 terms: 13995.00 GBP
    • 4 terms: 18245.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
    • Enrolment fee: 150.00 GBP
    • Textbooks per term: 60.00 GBP
  • Other expenses:

What will I study?

Foundation Mathematics

This module covers basic mathematical concepts including algebra, logarithms, quadratics, coordinates, trigonometry, differential and integral calculus, polynomial root-finding, and basic techniques of statistics and probability.

Academic English and Study Skills

Improve and develop your skills in academic reading, writing, listening and speaking. By doing practical tasks you will develop the skills to read and interpret academic texts and write academic assignments.

Foundation Computing

This module aims to provide you with an overview of the systems and software development process, programming paradigms and techniques, the components of a computer programming environment, testing, verification and reproducibility of behaviour in computing systems. You'll also study data processing, networking and data communications as well as the inner workings of a computer.

Applied Computing for Business

You'll study the role of ICT (Information Communication Technologies) within both the working and leisure environments and the way in which the internet has influenced business. You'll also be introduced to a range of software design and development ideas and technologies as well as web programming.

Introduction to Business

This module provides you with a basic understanding of business and management, covering themes such as: the business environment, managing people, leadership, human resource management and marketing.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following Bachelor degrees at the University of East Anglia:

School of Computing Science and School of Economics

  • BSc Business Information Systems
  • BSc Computer Graphics
  • BEng Computer Systems Engineering
  • BSc Computing for Business
  • BSc Computing for Business with a Year in Industry
  • BSc Computing Science
  • BSc Computing Science, Imaging and Multimedia
  • BSc Computing Science with a Year in Industry
  • BSc Software Engineering
  • BSc Business Economics
  • BSc Business, Finance and Economics
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Economics with Accountancy
  • BSc Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • BSc Politics and Economics

School of Education and Life Long Learning

  • BA Educational Studies
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