• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Open the door to sought-after technology careers with a world-class online Bachelor of Computer Science degree offered by Coursera in partnership with the University of London. You’ll master in-demand computing skills, solve complex problems, and hone your innovation and creativity. The hands-on project-based approach will help develop the technical and transferable skills needed for a fulfilling career in your field.

Career Outcomes

The BSc Computer Science helps you develop a widely applicable skill set in computing with strong programming and mathematics skills, as well as wide ranging skills in project management, effective presentations and teamwork. Graduate with a portfolio of work fit to present to potential employers. Depending on your chosen pathway, you can focus on particular areas of interest such as machine learning, web development, data science and video games.

The explosive and ever-growing use of technology in business and commerce means that there's a whole range of different career possibilities for computing graduates. In terms of job opportunities and salaries, the IT sector is well ahead of most other industrial and commercial sectors.

With the BSc Computer Science, you will be able to apply for a range of computational and mathematical jobs in the creative industries, business, finance, education, medicine, engineering and science. Typical job titles include:

  • Application programmer
  • Mobile App developer
  • Web developer
  • Video game developer
  • Film special effects and post-production
  • Computer music/sound engineer
  • Interface designer
  • Systems analyst
  • Database manager

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity 14 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      The degree is 23 modules and can be finished in 3-6 year depending on the number of modules you take per term. Depending on your time and financial constraints, you can take 1-4 modules in a term. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to programming
  • Numerical mathematics
  • Discrete mathematics
  • How computers work
  • Fundamentals of computer science
  • Web development
  • Algorithms and data structures
Details on Coursera Plus:
  • Learn Anything: Explore any interest or trending topic, take prerequisites, and advance your skills
  • Save money: Spend less money on your learning if you plan to take multiple courses this year
  • Flexible Learning: Learn at your own pace, move between multiple courses, or switch to a different course
  • Unlimited Certificates: Earn a certificate for every learning program that you complete at no additional cost

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    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.

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General Requirements

  • To apply, complete the Degree Programme Application Form and provide the necessary entry requirement documentation.
  • Applicants must be age 17 or older on the registration deadline date. If English is not your first language, completion of an English language proficiency test may be required. 
  • Unsure which entry route is best for you? Simply apply via direct entry. If you do not meet the criteria for this route, your application will automatically be considered for Performance-Based admission. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10592 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10592 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10592 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10592 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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This programme is pay as you go: you won’t be billed upfront for the whole degree. Instead, each time you take a module, you’ll pay the fees just for that module. If you need to take a term off, you won’t be charged during that term. The total cost is between £10,592 - £15,889, depending upon your geographic location. 

Funding

Students are encouraged to seek tuition reimbursement through their employer. We recommend that you speak with your manager or HR department to see what’s available to you as an employee.

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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