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Applied Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
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.

About

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 course 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.

We’ve excellent facilities on-campus, including a computer science laboratory equipped with industry-standard hardware and software. Course content is constantly developing, in line with the latest research, technology and industry demands.

By the time you graduate you’ll be a highly trained computer scientist, with a sound general knowledge of the field, a solid range of specialisms and the skills needed to translate user needs and available technologies into creative solutions.

If you have a computer science or IT-related HND or foundation degree you may be able to begin this course in years two or three.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Computer Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Development

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • Please note if you're an EU student and are interested in undergraduate courses, you need to apply via UCAS,
  • Qualification certificates and transcripts, including certified translations, where applicable
  • A personal statement. You can download and complete our Personal Statement Form here.
  • References/recommendation letters
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Passport
  • Current and previous visa(s) (if applicable)
  • Proof of name change (if applicable)
  • Portfolio (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    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.

Funding

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