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Course summary

First, you gain a rock-solid grounding in computer science fundamentals. Second, you explore specialist areas that could become your future career: software engineering, games programming, web development… ...all while using the latest industry-standard equipment and facilities. Including 172 PCs, gigabit networking, 3D printers and laser scanners, swarm and humanoid robots, VR headsets, a 3D immersive cube, motion capture, AR and MR. Third, you get the chance to network, make contacts and test your skills out in the real world on a year-long industry placement. Or through extracurricular opportunities from hackathons to networking events with employers. Just like past students have for companies like BT, HP, BAE Systems, Microsoft and Virgin Media. Wait, there’s more… Fourth, you get to choose from a huge range of modules. From advanced programming and computational science, to artificial intelligence and computer graphics. You can even study how to start your own tech business. And fifth, this degree is accredited to the maximum available level by the British Computer Society. So you’ll graduate as a well-rounded chartered IT professional and a specialist with standout industry experience. 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


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

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

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

English language requirements

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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)

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £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 £18300 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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