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Computer Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #701 (ARWU) Nottingham, United Kingdom
The future of computing lies in the development of increasingly complex and intelligent systems. This accredited Computer Science (Hons) course from Nottingham Trent University will help develop the combination of skills and knowledge required to carry out research and development work involving technically advanced applications.
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Why study Computer Science at NTU?

  • This course is accredited by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT to Chartered Engineer (CEng) and IT Professional (CITP) status.
  • You will undertake a year-long paid work placement. Previous students have worked with prestigious companies such IBM.
  • Our Computer Society will enable you to share ideas with other like-minded and ambitious students in the UK.
  • You will share material in common with the BSc (Hons) Software Engineering and BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Games Technology) in your first year. This will enable you to review your studies and choose the pathway that you enjoy best.
  • Our student work is leading in the field and attracts industry attention. Take a look at what our students have achieved so far.
  • You will work with our highly-regarded academics, who are active in a broad range of research areas, achieving 80% world-leading or internationally-excellent research impact (REF 2014).

Careers and employability

Your career development

This Computer Science (Hons) course from Nottingham Trent University provides a thorough education in computing for industry, meaning you graduate with advanced skills in the development of software and are able to design and manage complex information systems.

Recent graduates have gone onto work in the following roles and companies:

  • Kukimedia – web developer
  • Alight – software developer
  • Accenture - IT consultant
  • Schlumberger – systems engineer
  • Veolia Water – application developer
  • Experian – business analyst
  • Perceptive Informatics – software engineer
  • RBP International –iPhone application developer
  • East England Ambulance Service – information analyst.

Many graduates also choose to undertake further study on one of our Masters-level courses or MPhil and PhD research degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Computing and Technology
  • Computer Science Programming
  • Computer Technology and Mathematics
  • Systems Analysis and Design (SAD) with Professional Development
  • Applied Mathematics and Graphics
  • Information and Database Engineering
  • Practical Project Management and Professional Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • A-levels – BBB, including an IT, Maths or Science subject; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM, including relevant IT, Maths or Science modules; or
  • 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including an A-level grade B equivalent in IT, Maths or a Science subject; and
  • GCSEs – English and Maths grade C/4.

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 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 Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


  • A Tuition Fee Loan: Up to £9,000 per year to pay for your tuition fees.
  • A Maintenance Loan: Between £3,039 and £8,200 depending on your household income and whether or not you will be living in your parental home during term time. (Students in receipt of certain benefits can get up to £9,347 per year).
  • University bursaries or scholarships: for eligible students.

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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