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Computer Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Aberdeen, United Kingdom
This BSc Computer Science (Hons) course offered at the Robert Gordon University provides you with knowledge and skills to design and implement state-of-the-art software systems to solve the most challenging problems posed by industry.
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Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the BSc Computer Science (Hons) uou will study object-oriented software design, learn systems development skills, and understand how to apply them in practice. This will form the basis for a career as a professional Software Developer who can work effectively across a wide-range of computing platforms. You will have the skills to thrive in a rapidly-evolving industry of cutting-edge developments in software and information technologies.

This course has a 92% student satisfaction rate. 95% of graduates in employment six months after this course are in a professional or managerial job

Job Prospects

This course provides you with a range of technical and interpersonal skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers at the leading edge of computing. Our collaboration with industry and the industrial placement scheme will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in new developments in the very dynamic and fast-moving computing industry. Graduates from this course are highly sought after by a range of employers, including software houses, web-development companies, application developers and service providers for business and industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years + 1 year placement

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Problem Solving and Modelling
  • Problem Solving And Modelling
  • Computer Systems and Networking
  • Object Oriented Programming

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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

  • SQA Higher: BBBC and two further passes to include English and Maths at National 5 grade C or above if not held at Higher. Applicants who have successfully completed two Advanced Highers (or equivalent), including Computing and another numerate subject, may be eligible.
  • GCE A Level: BCC and two further passes to include English and Maths at GCSE grade 5/C if not held at A Level.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H3H3H3 and two further passes to include English and Maths at grade O3 or above if not held at Higher.
  • IB Diploma: 27 to include a pass in Standard Level English and Maths at grade 4 or above if not held at Higher Level. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15040 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Rest of UK Students

  • £6,750 per academic year

Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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