University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science with a year in Industry

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Course summary

Choosing to study computer science is a smart move. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that can change our world and transform yours, opening up rewarding career opportunities in all sectors. Reasons to study Computer Science at Kent

  • The future of tech. Learn to code in several languages, starting with the Java programming language, which is widely used in industry
  • Get ahead. You’ll get to work in real-life, business critical roles, putting into practice the skills you have gained whilst earning a salary
  • It means something. Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Big futures. Graduates have excelled in well-paid careers at leading companies such as BAE Systems, Cisco and IBM
  • Be creative. You’ll have access to a laser cutter, metal fabrication machinery, development equipment like Oculus Rift and Raspberry Pi and so much more in our dedicated makerspace
Course details First year: You’ll learn the fundamentals of computer science with our range of compulsory modules. Second year: Develop core concepts in areas such as AI and cyber security. Third year: You’ll be able to choose from a range of modules, so you can focus in areas that you want to explore in more depth for your chosen career path. Year in Industry: This will take place between your second and third year. Students have previously worked in leading companies such as IBM, Vodaphone and Holiday Extras. Head over to our website for more details.

Professional bodies

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

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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