You will study a curriculum designed in conjunction with industry to equip you with the range of skills and strengths that employers demand. You will cover areas such as databases and business information systems throughout the course and in Years 2 and 3, you will choose option units in order to further develop your skills in your chosen area. You will also have the opportunity to engage in report writing, research-based activities and undertake a large-scale supervised project. Our BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Software Engineering and BSc (Hons) Computing degree share a common first year allowing you to transfer between courses after Year 1.
Students will also have the option, within the first year of study, to apply for the route to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) as part of the degree. This offers the chance to work in local schools and qualify as a teacher.
This course is being put forward for accreditation by the British Computer Society. Renewal of accreditation for this course is considered by the BCS for each graduating cohort and is applied retrospectively.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) to include minimum grade C at A2 in IT, Computing, Maths or Science.SPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS
GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language, Science and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English also accepted.NON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS
106-112 UCAS Tariff Points from Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject (ICT/Computing/Science) with at least 45 credits at Level 3.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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