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Introduction to Computer Science - International Foundation

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Module description

This module provides you with the key skills and ways of thinking that are excellent preparation for an undergraduate degree in Computer Science. Alongside covering relevant academic subject knowledge, the module has a strong emphasis on problem-based learning, looking at the process of developing solutions through a rigorous process, from design to implementation and evaluation.

The module covers general-purpose programming and blends lecture and lab-based tuition, ensuring you are well-versed in theoretical and practical matters.

Educational aims & objectives

  • Develop your knowledge of topics relevant to Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Develop your skills in applied scientific thinking and problem solving
  • Increase your practical skills, through the completion of relevant practical work


Module description disclaimer

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Please note that the module descriptions above are related to the current academic year and are subject to change.