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International Year One in Computing

Program Overview

This is an International Year One programme, designed to support you as you transition to life and learning in the UK. Upon successful completion, you will progress onto the second year of your chosen degree at Keele University.


  • Two Semesters


  • January 2024
  • September 2024


  • Keele University International College

Journey into Keele University

International Year One
Year Two
Year Three (Final Year)

At Keele you’ll learn the underpinning theories of software, hardware and computing techniques – and how to apply them in the real world. You’ll learn to use technology to create new opportunities and to solve a wide range of problems, benefiting every aspect of society from the home to business, government and beyond.

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International Year One Modules

International Year One in Computing:

Semester 1:

  • English for Academic Study 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Computing Skills
  • Academic and Digital Skills

Semester 2:

  • English for Academic Study 1
  • Problem Solving and Modelling
  • Computer Systems and Networking
  • Object Oriented Programming

Every PC within the School of Computing and Mathematics has the current hardware and software needed for all modules on the degree programme and provide both Microsoft Windows and the Linux operating system.

Why study Computing at Keele?
  • The School of Computing and Mathematics was established over 40 years ago and is recognised today as being at the forefront of Computer Science education and research.
  • World-class research in key areas of software engineering, medicine and health, smart energy and engineering.
  • Academics specialise in a wide variety of branches of computing and mathematics, together with a number of postgraduate students and researchers.
Career Opportunities

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2017).

Recent Keele graduates have gone to work for companies as diverse as Apple, BAE Systems, Barclays, Capgemini, EA Games, Experian, Microsoft and the Ministry of Defence.

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