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Computer Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The practical orientation of our programmes will enable you to gain the range of professional and technical skills you will need to design and deliver the next generation of high-quality software systems. The Computer Science (Hons) programme is offered at the Aston University.

Overview

The wider the work place applications of computers, the greater the challenge for IT professionals. BSc (Hons) Computer Science aims to produce Graduate Software Engineers who specialise in object-oriented software design and implementation.

Studying the Computer Science (Hons) programme at the Aston University, you will develop expertise in software development and the key applications of computing science in each year of the programme. Particular emphasis is placed on applications in industry and commerce.

Career Prospects

Career prospects continue to be strong for our computer scientists with their sound understanding of the principles and practical applications of computing. The majority of our graduates find stimulating and rewarding positions in computing related activities with suppliers and users or within a wide range of careers for which a university degree is a prerequisite e.g. programmer, systems analyst, systems engineer or teacher.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Aston University is a large  coeducational higher education institution. Aston University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 3 or 4 years
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Systems and Databases 
  • Computational Reasoning and Communication 
  • Introduction to Computer Systems 
  • Internet Computing 
  • Mathematics for Computing Professionals 
  • Java Programming Foundations (CS) 
  • Java Program Development
  • Computer Systems Organisation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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General Requirements

  • ABB - BBB
  • Extended Diploma: DDM. For more details see below.
  • 31 overall points and above, with 5, 5, 5 in Higher Level subjects
  • Maths and English Grade C/4 and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • UK/EU students - £1,250 during placement year
  • International students - £2,500 during placement year

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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