International Study Centre 

International Year One in Computer Science

A pathway leading to an undergraduate degree in information technology

The International Year One in Computer Science at the International Study Centre will prepare you to study BSc Computer Science (International) at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Key facts

Course length: Two semesters

Entry points: September and January

Age: 17+

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What you will study

The International Year One in Computer Science (International) provides a platform to develop your programming skills and gain hands-on experience with practical programming tasks. Designed to offer an innovative learning environment that supports enhanced learning, the programme will effectively build a beginner’s knowledge of programming or computer systems.

This programme will additionally support you with the required academic English language tuition, enabling you to improve your level of writing and speaking skills in order to successfully study a degree in English.

Progression degrees

Upon successful completion of the International Year One in Computer Science, you can continue your studies at Royal Holloway by joining the second year of the BSc Computer Science (International) degree. This will involve you obtaining the required grades, and progression requirements are subject to change. You can talk to your teachers about this towards the end of your programme.

Take a look at the undergraduate degree you will progress to:

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
BSc Computer Science (International) BSc (Hons) 50% 60% with no lower than 40% in other skills

Term dates

January 2021 start

Semester 1: 06/01/2021 - 30/04/2021
Semester 2: 03/05/2021 - 13/08/2021

September 2021
Term dates will be available shortly

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