From instant messaging to contactless payments, computers are a large part of our day-to-day lives. Making us more efficient and helping us meet the challenges that ongoing advances in technology create, computers are vital to a progressive society. On the University of Huddersfield’s Computer Science BSc(Hons) course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills that are invaluable within this exciting, fast-paced industry. Covering software engineering, programming, distributed computing, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Computer Science BSc(Hons) course looks at both the theory and practical elements of study. Why study Computer Science BSc (Hons) at Huddersfield? The course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), too. By completing this course, you will have fulfilled the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional and some of the academic requirements for Chartered Incorporated Engineer or Registered IT Technician. There are lots more reasons to enrol, too. Your tutors will encourage you to identify problems, before you work out how to solve them using software. You might get involved in developing solutions that use artificial intelligence (AI). Or perhaps you'll look at how to use computing applications in engineering or scientific experiments to combat environmental problems. In Year 1, you will follow a core computing programme that gives you the fundamental skills and knowledge to prepare you for more advanced topics. From Year 2 onwards, you'll have the chance to take option modules each year, enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your specific interests. Top 3 Reasons to Study Computer Science BSc (Hons) at Huddersfield 1. Accreditation – The course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS); you will fulfil the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT professional, as well as some of the requirements for Chartered Incorporated Engineer or Registered IT Technician. 2. Support – Your tutors are on hand to support you, both with your coursework, your practical work and when finding a suitable placement (should you wish to choose this route). 3. Skills – You will build the fundamental skills to prepare you for more advanced topics, and you will be better set up for the world of work post-university.
The course covers a wealth of subject areas within Computer Science, with modules including: • Software Design and Development • Computing Science and Mathematics • Team Project (Year 2) • Relational Databases and Web Integration • Optional placement year and option modules.
During your studies you'll be taught through a combination of formal lectures, tutorial groups, practical laboratory work and seminars. Our course also gives you the chance to apply your skills in the real-world with an optional one-year placement, with previous students who have opted to go down this route undertaking placements at companies like IBM, Microsoft, and British Airways.
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Entry is also possible from the Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. In addition you must have GCSE English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 5 or above, or grade C and B respectively if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
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English language requirements
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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