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Computer Science (Hons) (Online), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Online
The Computer Science (Hons) (Online) programme from University of Hertfordshire is very similar to the campus- based degrees, and the academic standards required are just as high. However, they give you the flexibility to study from wherever you like and to fit learning around other commitments. 
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Overview

Computer science gives you a broad range of skills and knowledge in core areas including foundations of computation, programming, multimedia, networks, databases, operating systems and software engineering. Information technology includes many aspects of computer science, but with more focus on the computer technology needs of people and organisations.

Why choose this Computer Science (Hons) (Online) programme from University of Hertfordshire?

  • You can study when and where you want, fitting in with your other commitments such as work or family
  • Our online degrees are based on their on campus equivalents with the same academic quality standards and processes so your award will be recognized worldwide
  • Study at a highly-regarded, well established computer science department with excellent facilities, strong links to both business and research, and a track record of graduate success.
  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology also available to study online. 

Careers

Our graduates have gone on to become software developers, business analysts, database administrators, network designers, technical consultants, programmers, web developers, project managers and software engineers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      For entry at Level 4:

      • full-time study for level 5 and 6 (4 or 5 years in duration).

      For entry at Level 6:

      • an entirely full-time study pattern (1 year in duration)
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      For entry at Level 4:

      • an entirely part-time study pattern (6 years in duration)

      For entry at Level 6:

      • an entirely part-time study pattern (2 years in duration)
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operating Systems and Computer Networks
  • Programming, Algorithms & Data Structures
  • Software Development Exercise
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Databases

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

For Level 4 entry to BSc awards:

  • 104 UCAS points.
  • IB - 104 from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core).
  • GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 (C) or above.
  • BTEC and Access to HE Diploma accepted.
  • Mature students who do not have the formal qualifications, but who have a firm background in computing, will also be considered for entry to the programme. Professional references and a personal statement will be required to determine suitability.
  • For students whose first language is not English, competence in English must be demonstrated through an overall IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent qualification.
  • Access to computer equipment.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6035 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6035 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6035 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6035 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Part time: £755 per 15 credits.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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