University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science with a year in Industry

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Course summary

Computer Science is an exciting and ever-expanding subject that affects every area of our lives and offers you excellent employment prospects. At Kent, you’ll develop a deep understanding of computing and its applications from software engineering and network technology to computer security and artificial intelligence. Why study Computer Science at Kent:

  • You have access to our fantastic resources in ‘The Shed’, our creative makerspace
  • You can join ‘TinkerSoc’, a student-run society for those who enjoy making things
  • Computer Science at Kent was ranked 8th for research intensity and scored 87% overall in The Complete University Guide 2022
  • We lead cutting-edge research in cyber security, artificial intelligence and programming languages
  • Full CITP and partial CEng accreditation from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • Our graduates have excellent career prospects. Recent graduates have gone to work at companies including BT, The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, IBM and HSBC
  • We have established links with leading companies in a range of business areas both in the UK and internationally. Our dedicated placement team is on hand to offer advice and help you secure a role.
Course details Take a year in industry and gain paid practical experience and a real advantage in the graduate job market. Our dedicated placement team supports you through the process. On our flexible course, you take a broad range of compulsory modules in your first and second years. You then select from a variety of options in your final year of study, so it's ideal if you want to keep your options open. For more information, please visit our website. Accreditation Full CITP and partial CEng accreditation from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Computer Science with a year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS