• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Develop a solid foundation in object-oriented software development and creating algorithms and data structures. Learn from world-leading artificial intelligence (AI) experts, studying and applying AI in a range of environments.Learn how to design databases and develop cutting-edge programs - from desktop applications to enterprise systems.

Attend talks from industry professionals and apply your learning through hands-on projects that solve real-world problems.Choose a placement with an organisation that matches your specialisms and graduate ready to make your mark in an exciting industry.

Where can it take me?

A successful graduate of this Computer Science (with Foundation Year) (Hons) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  can expect a starting salary of £26,000 to £35,000 as a software developer or engineer, depending on the industry sector.

You could become a software engineer, web and software developer, business analyst, IT project manager or an IT consultant.

Careers / Further study

As a graduate, you'll be able to go into a range of computing jobs.

Computing companies, commercial organisations and scientific and industrial research laboratories need your skills to solve demanding problems created by new technology.

Jobs are available throughout the development process. These include software engineer, web and software developer to business analyst, IT project manager and IT consultant roles.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), allowing you to become a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applicants can make a 'late' UCAS application up until 30 June, and at UWE Bristol, we continue to accept applications to a course until it’s full.

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

      Four years full-time; five years sandwich

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Object Oriented Systems Development
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Principles of Computing
  • Computer and Network Systems
  • Design and Analysis of Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Object Oriented Systems Development 

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • 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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General Requirements

Pathway Courses

Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses.

A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.

  • Tariff points: 72
  • GCSE: For all applicants, Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Grade D/4 or above in Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.
  • A-level subjects: No specific subjects required. You can include points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) towards overall tariff. You must have at least one A-Level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The funding that you are eligible for depends on your fee status, the type of programme you are studying and when you start your UWE Bristol studies. 

Please note: To be considered for a scholarship, you must hold an offer to study at the University and fulfil certain eligibility. The scholarship availability, amount and eligibility will depend on the country and/or region that you come from.

For the best chance of being considered for a scholarship, we recommend that you apply early for the course that you are interested in studying.

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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