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Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 64 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers80%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This one-year course is designed to improve your general skills in computing, mathematics and information technology. Successful completion allows you to progress onto one of our degree courses in computing or mathematics, subject to meeting specific course entry requirements. This course will provide you with: • the mathematical skills you need for the first year of a computer-related degree • an understanding of the basic operation of a computer, including programming concepts • the study skills you need for a degree-level course • a range of transferable skills in self-management, learning, communication, problem solving, teamwork and information technology.
The course covers core subjects in IT and computing principles, and helps develop your mathematical and presentation skills. The material is of A-level standard and prepares you for a university degree course in a broad range of subjects, such as media technology and software design. You will use laboratory and practical sessions to gain hands-on experience of the latest software. You will also be introduced to programming. Mathematics is taught at different levels so you can choose the one most appropriate for you. You will have the opportunity to develop your study and IT skills. In Semester 2 you will choose which course you want to study at degree level, and gain the necessary theoretical background, and experience of the teaching methods and notation used in your chosen subject.
Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK's leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation, as well as strong links with business and industry. Away from your studies, Oxford Brookes Students' Union has an agreement with the people behind O2 Academy venues to provide exclusive student entertainment in Oxford.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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