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Course summary

Develop the expertise needed for a rewarding career. You'll work with cutting-edge technologies on this industry focused course. Computer science graduates are in demand. By completing this degree, you’ll gain the knowledge needed to work at the forefront of this exciting sector. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study fast developing areas including Software Engineering, concepts in artificial intelligence, networked communications and cloud-based systems
  • Learn the principles of computer science and how to apply them to problems across different industries
  • Work with a variety of tools including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Java, OpenStack, Eclipse, Visual Paradigm, Android Studio
  • Enhance your teamworking and project management abilities using the agile skills and techniques that are widespread in many industries, while honing your expertise in emerging technologies
ACCREDITATIONS This course is accredited by the British Computer Society – Chartered Institute of IT (BCS). BCS recognises the quality of our curriculum, assessment, student support and all elements of the course. This means that what you’re learning is current and in-line with industry requirements. Find out more Hands-on learning Practical experience will be at the heart of your learning. We have strong contacts with industry, and you’ll have the option to do a placement year. Previous students have worked at NHS Digital, Sky and Rolls Royce. Group projects, and presentations, along with hackathons and competitions, will help you link theory to industry practice. Specialist facilities As a student on this course, you’ll have access to a range of resources. These will include a dedicated networking lab where you can learn how to configure networks and work on industry-standard network management tools. You’ll also be able to use our sandbox lab with full administrator rights, which gives you the freedom to work on a range of technologies. This will enable you to develop advanced skills using a variety of tools and possibility for learning systems development with Raspberry Pi and IoT. Why study Computer Science at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Practical learning – learn how to apply your technical skills to real industry computing challenges
  • Placement option – you’ll be encouraged and supported to take a ‘sandwich’ year – a year of paid employment in industry which will build your skills and experience
  • Industry 4.0 - study a range of subjects including AI, Data Analytics, Systems, networking communications and more
  • Learn from experts – in addition to industry experienced tutors, you’ll have access to specialist guest lectures and employer networking events
  • Create together – additional opportunities to work and collaborate with your course mates through hackathons and programming competitions

Modules

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:
  • Software Systems Development
  • Operating Systems in Practice
  • Computer Network Architectures
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Team Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Advanced Software Engineering A
  • Production Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
I100
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
Headingley Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computer Science at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS