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Course summary

Overview Why study computer science with us The basis for a wide range of computer-based careers, computer science studies opens up opportunities across all sectors – from software development to systems engineering and everywhere in between. Our course helps you develop the skills, knowledge and experience that will attract employers and help you achieve your computer-based career goals. You’ll gain an understanding of the key principles of computer science while you develop your programming, system engineering, and project experience skills. You’ll also get the support, encouragement and confidence to put your skills into practice through individual and group projects. Your first year will be entirely project led, ensuring you practice your skills from the very start. In the past our students have worked on a project with the prestigious Pink Shoe Club , creating prototypes for a unique digital self-assessment tool. Build your computer science skills You’ll have the opportunity to take a year-long, paid work experience placement as part of a four-year study path, where you'll be able to put your knowledge into action. We’ll also give you access to industry professionals and work experience opportunities to help you further develop your professional skills. We ensure you get the skills, knowledge and experience that will help you launch a successful computer-based career. We’re in the process of gaining BCS (British Computer Society) accreditation for our computer science degrees, which means you’ll be able to gain BCS membership once it’s awarded. Get the support you need to succeed During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in your subject area means they understand how to best support you.


BSc modules Year 1 - Compulsory Programming (30 credits) Systems and Architecture (30 credits) Foundations of Computer Science (30 credits) First Year Project (30 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory Object-Oriented Programming (30 credits) Operating Systems and Computer Networks (30 credits) Software Engineering Management and Development (30 credits) Web Applications and Databases (30 credits) Placement Year - Optional Industrial Placement (120 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory UG Individual Project (30 credits) Year 3 - Optional Testing and Verification (30 credits) Business Intelligence (30 credits) Web-Based Mobile App Development (30 credits) Enterprise Networking and Automation (30 credits) Digital Media Technology (30 credits) UX Design (30 credits) Artificial Intelligence (30 credits) Designing Secure Systems (30 credits) Computer Graphics (30 credits) Novel Interaction Technologies (30 credits) Advanced Web Development with Big Data (30 credits) Teaching Computing in the Secondary School (30 credits) Systems Engineering for Robotics (30 credits)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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 £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at:
Computer Science at Middlesex University - UCAS