Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science (with a placement year) - Staffordshire University London

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Course summary

Staffordshire University’s established computing degrees have been at the forefront of technology for over 50 years and are now bringing that esteem to London, the technological capital of the country. Our Computer Science degree combines a solid grounding in computer science fundamentals and our teaching facilities are supported by specialist computing labs with the latest software which you will need to exploit the discipline. You will be taught in our brand-new East London campus based in Here East, in the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Here East is home to high-tech businesses and leading universities specializing in industries of the future. You will be taught in open plan learning spaces with the best in new and future technology and have access to social spaces for industry networking to set you up for the best start to your Computer Science career. Your time at Staffordshire University London will prepare you to enter a range of employment roles related to the wider discipline of Computer Science. Our unique location and emphasis on enterprise-university collision will have you ready to work as a: Data Analyst, Database Administrator, Information Systems Manager, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, and more. The University has extensive links with companies such as Microsoft, CISCO, Merakai, Juniper, Google, and Amazon, to name a few. You will find on the course that we arrange regular visits from such companies to introduce new technologies and equally to deliver guest lectures for you to attend. The course will prepare you to enter a range of employment roles related to the wider area of computer science. Our approach leads you through the basics of Computer Science in your first two years at our university. Between your second and final years there is an opportunity for you to take a work placement year, where you will apply and improve your skills and knowledge and ultimately enhance your employability. Your final year will be reserved for more learning more advanced theory-based topics and for the completion of your Final Year Project. Exact modules are listed below:


Year 1 (Core): Digital Technologies; Networking Concepts and Cyber Security; Software Development and Application Modelling; Web Development and Operating Systems. Year 2 (Core): Commercial Computing; Databases and Data Structures; Cyber Operations and Network Security; Enterprise Cloud and Infrastructure Automation Year 4 (Core): Multiple Devices and User Experience; Enterprise Cloud and Distributed Web Applications; Developing for the Cloud; Final Year Project.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

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