University of Roehampton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our BSc Computer Science is a dynamic and varied programme covering all the key areas, from cybersecurity and GDPR to machine learning, algorithm design and programming, that you will need to graduate with the knowledge, skills and practical experience ready to start your career as an IT professional. You will learn key programming skills across languages and platforms so you will have the fluency to work on any software development problem. You will be exposed to computational and algorithmic thinking, and will learn how to provide data solutions and secure systems. Through problem-based lab learning, you will develop software applicable to the home, Internet, corporate, and many other fields. You will deliver solutions to people’s problems, be they personal, social, or industrial. You will learn about constructing software and working with data, understanding the technological and societal requirements of IT systems. Software is developed for people by people and this is reflected in the way you will learn. The programme has been constructed to give you experience of IT work culture while you study, focusing on collaborative working practices in technology and using team based project management software, such as Scrum and Kanban, that allows people to work together to deliver software for people. By studying in this way, you will learn what makes a responsible IT practitioner in legal, social, ethical and professional contexts. The programme has been designed for students who want to work in the evolving modern technology world. You will be taught by experts at the forefront of research with experience in industry, ensuring you are provided with the latest knowledge and skills in this fast-moving sector.
Year One Programming I Programming II Computer Architecture Mathematics for Computer Science User Experience Databases Year Two Programming III Operating Systems Algorithms Software Engineering Data Science Artificial Intelligence At the end of Year 2 you can undertake an optional one-year work placement. Year Three Final Year Project Machine Learning Data Visualisation Cyber Security Data Engineering
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||Including a Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at level 3.|
|A level||BBC||Other A level grade combinations will be considered that meet the tariff points published. Subjects should Include, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at level 3.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Combinations of BTEC diplomas will also be considered. Subjects should Include, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at level 3.|
Subjects should Include, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another science/technology based subject at level 3.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|