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Applied Computer Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
The Applied Computer Science (Hons) programme at Anglia Ruskin University will develop the knowledge and skills you need to create technologies and applications that will change the world. Developed with leading employers, this course will fully prepare you for a fast-paced, rewarding career.


Using a combination of work-based learning and lectures, we’ll help you develop a thorough understanding of computing theory, principles and technologies, along with practical training in how to apply them to many different fields and needs.

In year one you’ll cover the fundamentals of design, programming, computing systems and operating systems, before progressing to more specialist areas in year two - such as software engineering, networking, database design and user experience.

Your final year will take you deeper still – and there’ll be a research-based major project to propose and complete in a computer science topic of your choice.

Thoughout the Applied Computer Science (Hons) programme at Anglia Ruskin University there’s a good range of optional modules that will let you personalise your studies in line with your career goals – and we’ll provide career guidance, as well as personal development, ready for the professional workplace.


Our graduates go on to successful careers in many industries and fields including software development, database administration, networking, web and support. The qualification provides an ideal basis for postgraduate study or research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Computer Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Network Routing
  • Database Design and Implementation
  • Network Services Engineering

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • 80 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A levels (or equivalent). 3 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Mathematics or Science.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    8490 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8490 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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