University of Wales
CertHE Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Computing) (STEM) CertHE
University of Wales

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 10 graduates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Computing) (STEM) CertHE and other courses in Computing at University of Wales for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Computing.

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Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29821 £25150 £29857
25-75 percentile range £24771 - £35770 £18886 - £32933 £21689 - £41100

Course Description

Certificate of Higher Education in STEM (Computing stream)

A one year Foundation year course in Computing. The course includes instruction in computer systems, programming and study skills. Success in this one year course guarantees you a place on our degrees in: Applied Computing, Data and Information Systems, Games Development, Software Engineering, Web Development.

This course is very suitable for those who have not studied in the Computing area before, either at school/college or because you are seeking a career change.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Computer Science

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Computing) (STEM), CertHE, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees CertHE Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Computing) (STEM) CertHE

EU £9000 year 1
England UK £9000 year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 year 1
Scotland £9000 year 1
Wales £9000 year 1
Channel Islands £9000 year 1
International £13500 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

About University of Wales

The University of Wales (UW) is a confederal university located in Cardiff, Wales. This university was the very first to exist in Wales, and now operates a highly rated research centre, the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. In addition, UW also has a centre used for studying and conferences in Gregynog, Newtown.

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Where is this programme taught

SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
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