CU Coventry | Coventry University - Digital Technologies

CU Coventry | Coventry University

Digital Technologies

Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.

Digital technology pervades our society and studying it can lead to an exciting and fulfilling career. The digital sphere isn't just about improving efficiency. It improves business prospects, can shape the development of a company and can influence the way people operate. Innovations in technology have improved operations in companies and governments of all sizes and through IT, small businesses can quickly become successful on a global scale.

This foundation course in Digital Technologies is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and professional skills needed for progression onto our BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing degree.

Why CU Coventry

We offer a style of education which is flexible and designed to fit around your life, allowing you to benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. We aim to provide career-focused courses, wherever possible, coupled with placement opportunities to help prepare you for the world of work. We are dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we keep our fees low and made it a policy to cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving onto the next.

Entry Requirements

  • 40 UCAS tariff points.


    All Foundation courses require 5 GCSEs at 4 - 9 including Maths and English, and at least one A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

If you don’t fulfil the entry criteria your application may be considered on an individual basis, taking into account any work experience, other qualifications and/or any training you have completed. Speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you.

  • IELTS: 6.0

If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

On completion, you will be able to:

  • Develop a range of academic skills including referencing, research methods, academic rigour etc.
  • Use a range of IT tools and applications to facilitate the design and completion of a given project.
  • Work safely and effectively in a computer workshop environment.
  • Understand the foundations of computer hardware, networking and software.
  • Develop basic skills in dealing with modern-day technologies and equipment.
  • Understand internet fundamentals and develop skills in web development.
  • Develop personal, professional and employability skills to work with initiative, independently and as a team member.

Course Details

This course covers professional and academic skills and will introduce you to the fundamentals of hardware, workshop, software and the internet. You will also be supported in developing a range of transferable skills in areas including research, project and laboratory skills, academic writing and communication.

Year One

Professional and Academic Skills
Hardware and Workshop Fundamentals
Software Fundamentals
Internet Fundamentals

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