This course provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of computer science. There are extensive opportunities to specialise in a range of advanced areas while gaining skills in areas such as system development and enterprise. We review our curriculum constantly to ensure it remains at the leading edge. Core ideas are introduced in years one and two. You will learn the principles of algorithms and programming, covering three key paradigms: imperative, functional and object-oriented. You will study mathematics and statistics underpinning modern computer science; how a modern computer architecture is organised; concurrent and networked computing; and the foundations of human-computer interaction, cybersecurity and theoretical and data-driven computer science. A key component of year two is the software team project in which you work with others to develop an application for a real-world client with help from an industrial mentor. In your final two years you will choose from a wide range of optional units in order to specialise in selected advanced areas of computer science. You will undertake another significant team project, focused on immersive entertainment. You will also conduct an individual project, co-created with a supervising member of staff, with opportunities to work with industrial or research partners.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
European Baccalaureate: 88% overall, with 9.0 in Mathematics.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|