Humanities & Social Science,
CourseFoundation Year in Computing
The course introduces a wide range of IT, communication and study skills that will prepare you for a degree in computing, enabling you to progress onto more advanced study.
The course covers the basics of cutting-edge IT topics, such as computer animation, as well as more familiar office applications, such as spreadsheets and databases. Staff and students work together in a friendly and supportive workshop environment.
The course is particularly well-suited to mature students and is ideal for those who missed the chance to go to university after leaving school, as well as people looking for a change of career, and parents planning to return to employment.
Preparation for degree study: This course can be a stepping stone towards one of our undergraduate degrees, and is a great place to start if you are returning to study. It issuitable for people from a wide range of backgrounds particularly mature students, as well as people looking for a change of career, and parents planning to return to employment for example
More than 50 years of computing experience: This long-standing history allows us to draw on research and academic expertise allowing us to inform our teaching. Computer Science and Informatics research at DMU was ranked third among modern UK universities for its research power in the Research Excellence Framework 2014
Computer Science and Informatics research at DMU was ranked third among modern UK universities: for its research power in the Research Excellence Framework 2014
Supportive academic expertise: You will work together with staff in a friendly and supportive environment in small groups of up to 20 students
Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal: We offer all students the opportunity to take part in a #DMUglobal experience, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Previous #DMUglobal trips have included New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Russia and Italy to name a few.