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Computer Science (Hons)

Northumbria University

36 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Northumbria University’s BSc (Hons) Computer Science degrees are the established route for those interested in taking their enthusiasm for computing to degree level and beyond. The Computer Science (Hons) course from Northumbria University covers a broad range of computing specialisms and will open the door to a vast range of careers within this industry.

Overview

From day one, students will be immersed in an exciting, innovative environment where you will develop your theoretical and technical knowledge and skills which will be directly relatable to your future career.

By taking the Computer Science (Hons) course from Northumbria University you will study computer programming, relational databases, web development, computer networks and control systems, systems analysis, operating systems and distributed real-time systems to give you a broad knowledge of the computer science discipline.  

For students who want to study a particular specialism, Northumbria University also offer courses in:

  • Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence BSc (Hons) 
  • Computer Science with Games Development BSc (Hons) 
  • Computer Science with Web Development BSc (Hons)

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional. (British Computing Society (BCS) 2019)

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirements for incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer (British Computing Society (BCS) 2019)

Career Edge

Here at Northumbria, we know how valuable work experience can be in terms of giving you a head start in your career so we enable you to gain real-world experience on a yearlong professional placement in your third year on this course.

Previous computer science students have had the opportunity to go on a placement in blue chip companies such as Hewlett Packard and GlaxoSmithKline and at CERN in Geneva. CERN has doubled the number of students it will take on placement, reflecting the respect and value placed on this degree by prestigious industry professionals.

You will also have the opportunity to study abroad in your third year at a partner institution, enabling you to gain global perspective on your subject and boost your future career prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Relational Databases 
  • Web Technologies
  • Computing Fundamentals 
  • Systems Analysis 
  • Programming
  • Program Design and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points

  • From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate
Subject Requirements:
  • There are no specific subject requirements for this course
GCSE Requirements:
  • Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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