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(Hons) Computing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This degree aims to give you a broad grounding in all principal areas of computing including programming, application development, information systems, computer hardware, web development and networks. Designed to give you flexibility in the units you study, you can shape the course to suit your own interests, areas of specialisation and career aspirations.


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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Systems Fundamentals
  • Information Systems
  • Introduction to Web Design and Development
  • Programming (Java)
  • Database Systems
  • Web Based Systems
  • Professional Development
  • Advanced Programming
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Web Design and Development

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements



104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) to include minimum grade C at A2 in IT, Computing, Maths or Science.


GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language, Science and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English also accepted.


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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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    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 and Channel Island students: Part-time fee: £2312.50 per 30 credits studied per year.
  • Non-EU international students: Part-time fee: £3750 per 30 credits studied per year.

Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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