Leeds Beckett University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Develop the skills to prepare you for a career working with new and future technologies. There is a strong demand for computer science graduates and this course will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to fill this skills gap. The Government have committed to developing a skilled workforce in the influential STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. This course aligns with the key themes of these subject areas and will provide you with the skills to solve computer programming problems in a range of industries. You will develop an understanding of how computer systems work, the problems that can arise and the implications of what companies are developing. The course will enhance your teamworking and project management abilities, while honing your expertise in emerging technologies. The study of advanced software engineering, cloud computing, distributed databases, network management, converged networking technologies, industrial control systems, robotics, theories of algorithms, scientific computing and systems integration, will give you the confidence to be innovative as you work on the development, integration and control of unique systems. We also offer this course as a four year MEng. This integrated masters course allows you to combine undergraduate study with a masters level qualification. PLACEMENTS You will have the opportunity to undertake a paid placement during your second year. This 30-week placement (subject to availability) will allow you to develop your practical skills, giving you hands-on experience to add to your CV. COMPUTING LABS The technology on offer at our Headingley Campus will enable you to pursue your passion and achieve your career goals. You will find three networked labs with an imaging system to design and configure your own operating system, a lab for capturing games footage, and networking systems and forensic analysis software. We also have eight specialist labs running Windows and Mac OS X and labs running Oracle and Oracle Apex.
- Year 1 Core Modules:
- Computing Systems
- Fundamentals of Computer Science
- Fundamentals of Computer Programming
- Fundamentals of Databases
- Object-Oriented Programming
- Computer Communications
- Year 2 Core Modules:
- Digital Security Landscapes
- Software Systems Development
- Operating Systems in Practice
- Converged Communications Architectures
- Logic Programming for Engineers
- Team Project
- Year 3 Core Modules:
- Cloud Computing Development
- Developing Mobile Applications
- Applied Data Analytics
- In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
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How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Headingley Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points||A minimum of 64 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.