36 months
19400 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Studying a BSc in Computer Science (Hons) at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, you'll be learning at a multi-award-winning academic institution.


Computer Science demands and develops a challenging mix of skills and abilities. These include a deep understanding of the technology, creativity and imagination, logic and attention to detail, strong analytic and design skills combined with excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Computer Science graduates at the University of Strathclyde not only understand new technologies but are able to influence their development.

All our computer science degree courses have strong practical and theoretical foundations. They have a similar foundation in the beginning, making it possible to transfer between courses.

What you’ll study

During BSc in Computer Science (Hons) at the University of Strathclyde you’ll learn foundation skills such as programming and in later years, subjects will include algorithms, databases and logic.

In Year 3, you’ll study more specialised areas such as new programming languages and in your final year, you’ll undertake a practical computing project.


Demand for our computer science graduates is high and employment opportunities are varied, with good earning potential. You can choose from a career in software development, consultancy and business analysis.

Career opportunities are not limited to technology. The problem solving, creative and personal skills, you’ll develop are of benefit in their own right and much sought after by employers in other industries.


British Computer Society, Chartered Institute for IT

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machines, Languages & Computation
  • Information & Information Systems
  • Programming Foundations
  • Computer Systems & Organisation
  • Combinatorics for Computer Science 
  • Topics in Computing 
  • Business Analysis & Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits
  • Honours: 480 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


Standard entry requirements

  • Year 1 entry: AAAB or AABBB (Maths B, Computing Science recommended)

A Levels

  • Year 1 entry: BBB (Maths B, Computer Science recommended)
  • Year 2 entry: ABB (Maths and Computer Science AB/BA)

International Baccalaureate

  • 34 (Maths HL5, Computer Science recommended)


  • Year 1 entry: relevant HNC, A in Graded Unit, Maths modules or Maths Higher recommended
  • Year 2 entry: relevant HND, AA in Graded Units, Maths modules or Maths Higher recommended

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • England, Wales & Northern Ireland: £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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