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BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation year

Course Overview

Our BSc (Hons) in Computing is a flexible and far-reaching undergraduate course designed to support you with focused attention, industry insights and excellent IT resources.

The BSc (Hons) Computing Degree has been developed to help embed you into the world of Computing and its skills, which are essential in today’s world. Computing is a global activity and graduates are employable anywhere in the world. Some of the main areas that graduates go into are network design, programming, web development, software application, interactive multi-media roles, IT support, consultancy and operations, E-commerce and business analysis.

Some typical employers include IT consultancies and IT service providers, however, as most businesses rely on computers to function effectively, there are also opportunities within telecommunications, aerospace and defence, financial services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and the public.

After completing this degree, you might also choose to set up your own business offering web design or IT consultancy.

Why study this course?

  • This engaging and flexible course draws on key elements from other study pathways to give you a wide-ranging, industry-informed degree.
  • As you progress, you’ll have the opportunity to ‘zoom in’ on aspects of the subject that you have personal interest and strengths in, or that support your career or study goals.
  • With intentionally small class sizes, we can offer you more meaningful and personalised interaction with our dedicated and enthusiastic lecturers – many of whom come with extensive industry insights and experience.

Course details

  • Location

    London
  • Duration

    4 years
  • Study mode

    Blended, In-person
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

Modules

  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Logical Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Computer Systems
  • Foundation Project
  • Maths for Computing
  • Computer Science Fundamentals
  • Computing Infrastructure
  • Databases
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Research and Professional Issues
  • Undergraduate Project
  • Introduction to AI
  • Advanced Programming
  • Advanced Databases and Big Data
  • Web Design and Programming
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Software Quality Management
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Operations Management
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Information Security Management

Career progression

With computing technologies playing a greater role in all aspects of modern life, graduates find their skills in high demand across a wide range of industries.

A Computing degree combines theoretical study and practical projects where you can learn subject specific skills such as programming, systems, databases, computer platforms, website production and networking.

The soft skills of the BSc (Hons) Computing Degree can equip you with communication, leadership and organisational skills, all of which are highly sought after by employers.

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS points: 96
  • Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable
  • GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (non-native speakers)

If you didn’t study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.

  • Professor Ilias Oraifiage
    Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Head of School of Engineering and Computing

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