University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computing Science/Business & Management (SocSci)

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Course summary

COMPUTING SCIENCE Computing science is wide-ranging: from programming and engineering large software systems, to the design and evaluation of human-computer interfaces, algorithms, computer and network systems, artificial intelligence, information retrieval and big data systems. Computing Science at Glasgow is ranked 2nd in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2019) and joint 10th in the UK (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018). The School of Computing Science launched the pioneering Centre for Computing Science Education in 2017, in recognition of our commitment to leadership and innovation in educational practice. BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT The study of business and management offers you a structured insight into both the theoretical and practical dimensions of organisations and management. You will benefit from our collaborative ties with local industry and commerce which make significant contributions to the degree programme. Theory and practice is taught through a variety of innovative learning methods and opportunities.

Course details


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeGN42
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAB - BBB Must include Mathematics and at least one Arts/Humanities subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must also have A-level Mathematics at grade B or above.
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must also have A-level Mathematics at grade B or above.
Scottish Higher BBBB - AAAAB Must include Higher Mathematics (AH recommended) and Computing (if Higher Mathematics A grade is not achieved in S5). Higher English or an Arts/Humanities subject also required.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 - 32 points 3 HL subjects at 6,6,5 (36P)/ 6,5,5 (32P) including Mathematics, English AND a Humanities/Language subject.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H2, H2 Must have two Arts/Humanities subjects and Maths at H1.
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Not accepted
Scottish HNC Pass HNC Group Award in the appropriate subject area and also obtain grade A in the Graded Unit. Must also have Higher English at grade B or above and successfully pass the University of Glasgow Summer School. Must also have Higher Maths at grade B or above.
Scottish HND Pass HND Group Award in the appropriate subject area and also obtain grades BB in the Graded Units 1 and 2. Must also have Higher English at grade B or above and successfully pass the University of Glasgow Summer School. Must also have Higher Maths at grade B or above.

SQA applicants who achieve at least BBBB by the end of S5 MAY be considered for an offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until all applications have been reviewed.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
EU £7280 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £70480 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees, please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Computing Science/Business & Management (SocSci) at University of Glasgow - UCAS