Computing, B.Sc.

Computing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Develop advanced technical skills, learn to patent your designs and prepare a professional portfolio ready for industry. You’ll work real business briefs on this course – from the development of mobile apps, fly drones and a European MCU rally car, to hardware platforms and mission critical software. The Computing program is offered by the University of Gloucestershire.

About

You’ll develop skills in high and low level languages including C/C++, Java, Python, HTML5 and CSS and will use a range of Agile Methods including Scrum. You’ll present your work in a professional manner, developing an industry-ready portfolio of your projects and achievements.

From the beginning of the course, you'll work on real-life projects. Students have recently built mobile apps for businesses as well as a card-based visitor information system. From your second year onwards, you'll be supported to pursue your own paid freelance work to develop your experience and portfolio. You'll also have the opportunity to travel to Germany to race your own-built line-tracing robotic car in the European Renesas MCU Car Rally. The MCU Car Rally is held as part of the Embedded World event in connection with AND Technology Research Ltd and Renesas Electronics.

On the four-year sandwich degree, you can get a head start with your career with a one-year work placement. Recent work placement destinations include Accenture, Hewlett Packard, Fujitsu, GE Capital and Renishaw. Students often get their graduate jobs with these organisations. You'll learn in the new purpose-built School of Computing Computing and Technology. This includes: a dedicated research lab; purpose-built break-out areas for workshop sessions; games consoles and screens in social areas; and the latest computing technology and software. You’ll use tools and operating systems such as Android, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Drones, Photoshop, Microsoft, Oracle and Cisco. The Computing program is offered by the University of Gloucestershire University of Gloucestershire.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Introduction to Programming Fundamentals
  • Systems Design and Development 
  • Professional Issues
  • Object-oriented Software Engineering
  • Algorithms and Software Design
  • Agile Methods
  • Advanced Concepts in Languages
  • Individual Research Project
              Option modules
              • Introduction to Web Development
              • Computers and Security
              • Smart Business Computing
              • Computing Technology Placement
              • Mobile Application Development
              • Enterprise Systems Development
              • Data Analytics
              • Cryptography and Forensics
              • Business Analytics
                • IT in Society
                • Software Quality Assurance
                • Human Computer Interaction
                • Advanced Group Project
                • Advanced Database Systems
                • Advanced Topics in Technology and Innovation

                                    English Language Requirements

                                    You need the following IELTS score:

                                    • Minimum required score:

                                      6

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                                    Academic Requirements

                                    • 112 tariff points
                                    • BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
                                    • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application.

                                    Tuition Fee

                                    • International Applies to you

                                      13500 GBP/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                    • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                      9250 GBP/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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                                    Living costs for Cheltenham

                                    • 660 - 1140 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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