Computer Science at University of Leeds - UCAS

Computer Science

University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Computing underpins modern life, and the link between current research in computing and commercial product is critical to the continuing success of the IT industry. This course will equip you with the core technical and problem-solving skills to tackle current and emerging challenges in this crucial and fast-changing field. You’ll start with the fundamentals of programming and the underlying mathematical principles of computer science, before developing skills in software engineering and algorithm design and exploring challenges in cloud and mobile computing and robotics and graphics that will shape the future. You’ll learn to work with state of the art technologies and select optional modules that suit your interests and career plans, from cloud computing to bio-computation and machine learning. This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS).

Course details


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How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Subject to places being available, you must achieve our published first year entry requirements and the relevant % average in your first year of study. Learning outcomes of year 1 of the degree programme you are applying to must also have been met.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAA AAA, including mathematics or computing. Grade B (6) or above in GCSE Mathematics is required if no Mathematics A-level is taken. Lower offers may be made based on demonstrated interest and aptitude for the subject (typically AAB). Where Maths or Computing are required this must be at grade A. Where an A-level Science subject is taken, we require a pass in the practical science element, alongside the achievement of the A-level at the stated grade. Excludes A-level General Studies or Critical Thinking.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*D D*D*D with Distinctions in all Mathematics units. Mathematics units must include Further Mathematics. This unit may be optional on your BTEC but is it required by the Faculty. Please contact us for further information. Please note: there may be different requirements for the new RQF BTECs, please contact Admissions.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits Pass 60 credits overall with 45 credits at Level 3, 30 credits with Distinction (including Mathematics) and the remaining 15 credits with Merit or above.
Scottish Higher AABBB AA at Advanced Higher level, including Mathematics or Computing, and AABBB at Higher level.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level including 5 points at Higher level in either Mathematics or Computing. If only Computing is offered from the IB, Grade B or above in GCSE Mathematics is required.
Extended Project Extended Project Qualification - We recognise the value, effort and enthusiasm applicants make in the Extended Project, and where an applicant offers an A in the EPQ we may make an offer of AAB at A-Level (any required subjects such as Mathematics must still be at grade A).
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2 H1 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2, including Mathematics.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 D3, D3, D3 including Mathematics.

Due to the competitive nature of this course, the Admissions team may take a variety of factors into account when assessing applications. Please read the admissions statement for further information: https://engineering.leeds.ac.uk/info/201362/undergraduate/311/admissions_to_courses_in_the_school_of_computing


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No less than 5.5 in each section.

English Language at grade C (4) or above, or an appropriate English language qualification is also required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For further information please see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/undergraduatefees
Computer Science at University of Leeds - UCAS