Undergraduate Pathway in Computing, Networking and Games Technology

Why study this pathway programme?
  • In your First Year, you will be able to showcase your own project or invention to industry partners – a great opportunity to meet potential investors!
  • The University is the largest Cisco Academy Support Centre in the UK, meaning you can gain Cisco certifications alongside your degree.
  • Previous students have obtained placements with multinationals including Cisco Systems, IBM and Accenture.

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

University Foundation First Year Degree Second Year Degree Final Year Degree





As of September 2020, the University’s fees will be changing to £12,800 per year of study.



Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

Stage 1:
BCUIC, University House

Stage 2, 3 and 4:
Millennium Point, City Centre Campus

Stage 1: University Foundation


Click below for more information on each module

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Physics 1

  • ICT Skills

  • Design Concepts

  • Programming Techniques

  • Business Studies

Stage 2: First Year Degree

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways

Click below for more information on each pathway

  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics

  • MSci Computer Forensics

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks

  • MSci Computer Networks

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security

  • MSci Computer Networks and Security

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

  • MSci Computer Games Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science

  • MSci Computer Science

  • BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology

  • MSci Computing and Information Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Computing

Special entry requirements

  • Students must have a Mathematics qualification at GCSE-level or equivalent with a Grade C/4.