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Computing Science

University of Glasgow

48 months
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23000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Computing Science programme of the University of Glasgow is teaching students about wide-ranging areas: from programming and engineering large software systems, to the design and evaluation of human-computer interfaces, algorithms, computer and network systems, artificial intelligence, information retrieval and big data systems.

Overview

Graduates with degrees in these areas are highly employable and can look forward to well-paid careers designing and building the digital technologies that underpin the global economy and, indeed, every aspect of human activity from healthcare through music to the making the natural environment sustainable.

Why study the Computing Science?

  • Our graduates in Computing Science are recognised by the British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute for IT, and meet the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) 
  • The School of Computing Science has been ranked first for overall student satisfaction in four of the last nine years in the National Student Survey. Courses are designed and taught by researchers who are leaders in their fields
  • The School of Computing Science launched the pioneering Centre for Computing Science Education in 2017, in recognition of our commitment to leadership and innovation in educational practice

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Computing Science programme of the University of Glasgow have gone on to work for companies such as JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Skyscanner, Yahoo, RBS, and Amazon. Positions include Software Developer, Software Engineer, Python Developer, VR Developer Teacher and Lab Demonstrator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computing Science - Computing Fundamentals
  • Computing Science - Systems
  • Computing Science - Computational Thinking
  • Java Programming
  • Object-oriented Software Engineering
  • Algorithmic Foundations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Higher Entry Requirements

  • AABB at S5 will be considered. Typically S6 entrants will have AAAAAA at Higher. B at Advanced Higher is equivalent to A at Higher.
  • Additional requirements: Higher Mathematics (AH recommended) and Computing (if Higher Mathematics A grade is not achieved in S5).

SQA Higher Adjusted Entry Requirements (by end of S5 or S6)

  • MD20 – BBBB (also other target groups)
  • MD40 – AABB
  • Additional requirements: Higher Mathematics (AH recommended) and Computing (if Higher Mathematics A grade is not achieved in S5). Successful completion of Top-Up or one of our Summer Schools.

A-level Standard Entry Requirements

  • AAA – ABB
  • Additional requirements: A-level Mathematics.

IB Standard Entry Requirements

  • 38 (6,6,6 HL) – 34 (6,5,5 HL)
  • Additional requirements: HL Mathematics (Analysis & Approaches).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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