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Computing (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

If you want to study computing but haven't decided on a specific area of interest, this Computing (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University lets you personalise your studies and prepares you for a range of graduate roles.

In years 1 and 2 you will study the foundations of computing. In addition you will develop the skills required to build computer systems utilising a range of technologies. In years 3 and 4 you will further develop expertise in core areas while being able to choose elective modules which allow you specialise in your chosen area of interest. 

Possible specialisations include mobile development, cloud systems development, secure software development, user experience development, advanced project management and Big Data. The programme offers the possibility of undertaking an industry placement or to study abroad through Erasmus exchanges. Students are also encouraged to take part in activities with the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE). Our computing programmes are accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).

Your Career

Students can choose paths which prepare them for graduate roles such as software developer, web developer, user experience designer or IT manager.

Accreditation

Our computing programmes are accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 4 Years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamentals of Computing
  • Programming 
  • Maths for Computing
  • Fundamentals of Software Engineering
  • Integrated Project 
  • Database Development

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

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBB plus Nat 5 English and Maths at C
  • A Level: CCC plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3. Maths and English is required at Ordinary Level O2 if not taken at Higher Level
  • IB Diploma: 24 points
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant Computing subject at DMM
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at MMM
  • SWAP STEM programme: BBB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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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