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 entering University Foundation must have Mathematics qualifications at GCSE-level or equivalent with a Grade C/4.
  • MSci offers can only be made if the student has successfully completed Mathematics with the required grades. If the student has taken Physics, they must have also passed this. Please check the entry requirements for further details. If students do not meet these requirements, a BEng or BSc can be considered.