De Montfort University Foundation YearDe Montfort University / By nelson De Montfort University Foundation Year Foundation Year in Computing This course, which is part of four years of integrated study, provides an introduction to computing and information technology and gives students without the necessary qualifications the skills required to study an undergraduate computing course. Read more 2017 Entry Criteria Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Mathematics, plus one of the following: Normally 56 UCAS points from at least one A-level or equivalent or BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at MPP or Pass in the QAA Access to HE. English and Mathematics GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or International Baccalaureate: 24+ points Portfolio Required: No Interview Required: No We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications English language – If English is not your first language we require an English language level of IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each component or equivalent English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning , is available both before and throughout the course if you need it. UCAS Tariff changes Students applying for courses starting in September 2017 will be made offers based on a new UCAS Tariff. Find out more.