Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at University of Bath - UCAS

University of Bath

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Course summary

Develop sound theoretical and practical skills in AI, software design, development and experimentation to become an innovative computing professional. This course is for you if you’re keen to learn about current Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, specialising in this field from the start of your degree, whilst still gaining a broad grounding in computer science. AI is becoming an ever more important part of a wide range of sectors, from medicine to marketing, so this course will help prepare you for continued demand in the job market. You will gain a solid foundation in computer science and AI, including machine learning, with rigorous theory and practical experience. The course combines artificial intelligence with software systems design, software development, computational mathematics, and computer vision. Tailor to your interests In the first year, you will receive an introduction to AI and learn the basics of computer science, including mathematics and programming skills, followed by more advanced and specialised units in the following years. In the second year, you'll complete a group project with other students to design and build an interactive application. You can specialise in a particular field through optional units and an individual project, combining your interests in a specific area of computer science and AI. You’ll regularly meet with an academic who specialises in your chosen field. You'll have the option to switch to our BSc/MComp Computer Science course after the first year if you develop interests in other areas of computer science. Computer science master's The MComp provides you with the same core skills and knowledge as the BSc but with a greater exposure to and integration with our research groups in the Department. In your final year, you will choose optional units alongside a research project, which will be aligned to one of the research groups in the Department and will be based on your interests.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GSCE requirements: GCSE English grade C or 4. GCSE grades are an important part of selection for this course and we typically expect students to have a good number of GCSEs at grade 7-9 or A-A*. Your GCSE grades in Mathematics and Physics are particularly important and we typically expect grade 8-9 in at least one of these subjects. Your GCSE grades will be carefully considered as part of our contextual admissions process and depending on your circumstances, we may be able to consider you with GCSE grades of mostly 6 or B.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit:
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at University of Bath - UCAS