Undergraduate Pathway in Computing

Virtually every organisation relies on information to be effective, efficient and profitable. Computer and network technology satisfies this need for information on a global scale. The computing industry is exciting and dynamic, with an increasing demand for professional graduates who can innovate with constantly changing technology, manage the demands of business and provide technical solutions. Plymouth University works hard to ensure that when you graduate you will be innovative, adaptable, professional and able to satisfy the current and future demands of the computing industry.
  • The IT industry is currently experiencing rapid growth: demand for the right sort of graduates is extremely high, as are the salaries.
  • All Computing degrees provide students with theoretical and technical understanding of IT based systems in modern day organisations.
  • Extra contact time with your tutors.
This pathway is specifically designed to allow international students to reach their full potential in pursuit of a Plymouth University Computing degree. The pathway comprises of modules developed to ensure successful transition from international education systems to the academic structures of one of the UK's leading modern universities.

Pathways at Plymouth University

High School

Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree in Computing Stage 3: Second Year Degree Stage 4: Final Year Degree

£12,250 (two semesters)






Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Stage 1: University Foundation


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  • Business and Enterprise

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Physics 1

  • Principles of ICT

  • Programming Techniques

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Practical Methods in Science and Technology

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Computing


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Stage 3: Second Year Degree


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Stage 4: Final Year Degree


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Please note: Second and Final Year modules differ depending on the pathway, you can find out more about them on the Plymouth University website by clicking the links below:

Plymouth University degree pathways

Popular Careers

Potential career paths:

  • Business analysis
  • Games programming
  • Internet security
  • Network administration
  • Network analysis
  • Network management
  • Software development
  • Software engineering
  • Systems administration

Employers of previous Plymouth University graduates have included:

  • Cisco
  • EDF Energy
  • IBM
  • MessageLabs
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Reuters
  • Societe Generale
  • SunGard Vivista

Average Starting Salaries:

According to The Complete University Guide, average graduate starting salaries for Computing are £23,144.