Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science (Web and App Development)

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Course summary

Gain the technical skills to develop secure, multi-tier web applications using current and emerging technologies. Our Computer Science (Web and App Development) BSc will arm you with the theoretical tools and professional skill set to develop the software systems of the future. Why choose this course?

  • Accredited by the British Computer Society - The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Gain recognition of your specialism in Web and App Development in the title of your degree
  • All necessary mathematics knowledge is provided within relevant modules
  • Gain first-hand experience in industry with our Placement Year option
  • Access a wide range of equipment including supercomputer facilities, a VR lab and a Maker Space
Web and mobile application development have become key areas of growth in the technology industry, and are essential employability skills for a computer science graduate. Our Computer Science (Web and App Development) BSc will enable you to gain a sound academic grounding in the discipline of Computer Science, an understanding of the professional issues relevant to your future working life, the underpinning theory and practical skills directly relevant to web development in industry. Initial modules explore the fundamental concepts and techniques for object-oriented programming. From interaction design to computer animation and multimedia, our modules are designed to bring everyone up to speed, regardless of the starting level of coding experience. You will then progress to focus on learning advanced programming concepts that can be applied in areas such as games programming, mobile app and web development, artificial intelligence and cyber security. You will also explore the human aspect of Computer Science, thanks to the focus on user interaction and user interface design, software engineering methodologies (SCRUM, Agile) and cutting edge research in AI and machine learning. Your final year will culminate with the opportunity to deep dive into research focused modules relating to the specialist area of Web and App Development. You will gain a practical understanding of the development lifecycle for web and mobile applications and cover areas such as Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and user-centred design principles. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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  • Year 1

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Computer Science (Web and App Development) at Keele University - UCAS