Computer Science at University of Hull - UCAS

Computer Science

University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Specialise in key areas of computer science - such as artificial intelligence and virtual environments – in an accredited course that prepares you for a career in this dynamic industry. Computer science plays a vital role in driving the technological advances that are essential to 21st-century living. The skills, experience and technical expertise you’ll gain at Hull will put you in high demand when it’s time to enter the job market in this fast-evolving industry.

  • Accredited by the British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT, to meet the requirements for full Chartered IT Professional and partial Chartered Engineer status. The MEng programme fully meets the requirements for both
  • Strong links to companies like Microsoft, Sony and Studio Gobo ensure our teaching is up to date and relevant to the industry
  • Our Microsoft link partners us with tech giants in our Mixed Reality Accelerator venture. Hull students will be using Microsoft’s HoloLens headset, which places holograms in the real world, to solve problems for businesses including Audi
  • Access to industry-standard facilities, including the Hull Immersive Visualisation Environment (HIVE)
  • CV-boosting activities such as our Rather Useful Seminar series, our 'Three Thing' development competitions and opportunities to engage with employers
  • We've enjoyed multiple wins at the UK finals of the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup which showcases student achievement, as well as trips to the world finals in India and South Korea
We'll give you a thorough grounding in computer science fundamentals. You can also specialise in areas that interest you. We offer modules from programming and computational science to artificial intelligence and computer graphics. You can even study how to start your own high-tech business. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at

Course details


Year 1 Compulsory modules Computer Systems Quantitative Methods for Computing ​Software Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction​ Computer Science: The Challenge for Sustainable Computing Introduction to Programming and Algorithmic Thinking Object-Oriented Programming and Principles Year 2 Compulsory modules Systems Analysis, Design and Process Networking and User Interface Design Optional modules 2D Computer Graphics and Simulation Artificial Intelligence Information Systems and Web Technologies Software Engineering Electronics and Interfacing E-Commerce and E-Business 3D Computer Graphics Database Techniques Agile Software Development Advanced Programming (C++) Year 3 Core module Honours Stage Project Optional modules Communicating and Teaching Computing Mobile Devices and Applications Data Mining and Decision Systems Starting and Managing a High-Tech Business Languages and their Compilers Embedded Systems Development Virtual Environments Advanced Software Engineering Distributed Systems Programming Computational Science Visualization Computer Vision Computer Systems Infrastructure and Management Parallel and Concurrent Programming All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

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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How to apply

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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Course codeG400
Institution code H72
Campus nameThe University of Hull
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma in Computing/Science/Mathematics, including 23 credits at Merit (including some Science or Maths units)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points

Applicants must also have GCSE Mathematics at Grade C/4 Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £17200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See for more details.
Computer Science at University of Hull - UCAS