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Computer Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
In the Computer Science (Hons) programme at Keele University, you’ll learn the underpinning theories of software, hardware and computing techniques – and how to apply them in the real world.
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Overview

In the Computer Science (Hons) programme at Keele University, 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. This means your skills are likely to be in high demand when you graduate.

Our teaching is informed by our cutting-edge research, and we also reflect what’s happening now in industry. Combined honours students can follow a set of modules providing a specialism in information systems, evolutionary systems, or creative computing, whilst single honours students cover all these strands. There’s a strong emphasis on programming – but don’t worry if you don’t have Maths A-level, because the course covers what you need to know. You’ll have 24/7 access to our own computing labs, based on Microsoft Windows and Linux, plus a wide range of software.

Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:

  • IT Consultant
  • Database Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Games Developer
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Network Engineer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Secondary Teacher
  • IT Trainer
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Animator
  • Operational Researcher
  • Air Traffic Controller

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Computing
  • Computer Animation and Multimedia
  • Requirements, Evaluation and Professionalism
  • Natural Computation
  • Introduction to Interaction Design
  • Web Technologies
  • Mobile Application Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    81

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

A LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • BBC
GCSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Maths at C (or 4)
  • English at C (or 4)
BTEC
  • BTEC requirements DMM
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • 30 points 
ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 112 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

 

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