This exciting degree allows you to study computer science and explore the digital technologies used by the creative industries, including television and radio, film and video, architecture, software and computer games, design, and advertising. Computer science techniques are at the core of many of the application areas in these industries. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the technical skills required to make you a sought-after professional in this field. This course will develop your computing fundamentals , digital skills, and creative talent. You will study core aspects of computer programming and new digital technologies used by the creative industries, including animation, journalism, web technologies, software and computer games, design, and creativity. A particular strength of this programme is a solid grounding in technical skills required to develop computing programs as well as creative, design skills and knowledge of new technologies. You will also benefit from being taught by academic staff who have a worldwide reputation in computer graphics, design, journalism, games and visualisation research. Mixing computing, technologies with creative skills will give you access to a wide range of sectors and with a full understanding of how these new technologies can enhance and positively affect all areas of business. Give yourself the skills to become a specialist in computing and creativity; not only with the ability to program, but to design, create visual plans, story-telling and fabrication. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch. If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Computer Science (with Foundation Year) G40F.
For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.
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
We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as City & Guilds, Access and Cambridge Technical Diplomas. We also welcome applications from mature learners. If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year route. Please see: Computer Science with a Foundation Year UCAS Code: G40F
English language requirements
For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|