Computer Science at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Computer science is a dynamic and fast-moving area of study which opens opportunities in many different industrial sectors. Developments in computer science are radically changing the way that we interact with each other, process data and make decisions. Successful computer scientists are not only skilled programmers, but they are also highly creative thinkers and problem-solvers who are adept at handling complex information. From commerce to healthcare, AgriTech to government – computing touches every industry, everywhere. That’s why computer scientists are often at the forefront of new technological developments, creating the solutions of tomorrow. Studying computer science at Leeds will equip you with the core technical and problem-solving skills to tackle current and emerging challenges in this fast-changing field. Alongside technical skills such as algorithm design, problem solving and practical programming, you'll develop a raft of vital workplace skills such as collaborative working and project management. You'll also be taught in our purpose-built hub for students and academics – the Sir William Henry Bragg Building – which is home to world-leading research and specialist teaching facilities right here on campus. If you want to be challenged, to work in multidisciplinary teams, solve global and emerging challenges and have a portable and highly sought-after skill set then studying computer science is a great option. The topics you’ll study reflect the latest developments in computer science, equipping you with the key knowledge, skills and experience you need to begin your career in this highly valued profession. Why study at Leeds:

  • Our globally-renowned research feeds directly into your course, shaping your learning with the latest thinking in areas such as algorithms and complexity, artificial intelligence, computational science and engineering, biomedicine & health and distributed systems and services.
  • Experience expert teaching delivered by a programme team made up of academics and researchers who specialise in a variety of computing areas.
  • Access excellent facilities including two custom-built teaching laboratories containing high-specification Linux machines and a range of collaborative and quiet study spaces.
  • Enhance your career prospects and give your CV that competitive edge before you graduate with our industrial work placement opportunities. Our close industry links have given previous students the chance to work at — and build professional relationships with — organisations such as Apple, Microsoft and Amazon.
  • Gain invaluable life experience and advance your personal development with our exciting study abroad programmes, spanning across universities worldwide.
  • Make the most of your time at Leeds by joining CompSoc, where you can meet like-minded peers and enjoy a variety of social, professional and academic events including Hackathons, community outreach and professional networking. CompSoc also host sports teams and academic support groups.


How to apply

Application codes

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

We typically receive a high number of applications for this course. To ensure we treat all applications fairly, we may put your application on hold until after the UCAS deadline before making a final decision. All applications received before the UCAS deadline are guaranteed equal consideration. For further information visit our course page. This course is not accepting applications for deferred entry.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/f919/computer-science-meng-bsc#entry


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

No fee information has been provided for this course

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 .

Additional fee information

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