Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science (with a foundation year) (Staffordshire University London)

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Course summary

Study in one of the largest and best resourced computing departments in the UK. Our Computer Science degree combines a solid grounding in computer science fundamentals with flexibility and choice through option modules. Our teaching facilities are supported by extensive networked specialist computing labs with the latest software which you’ll need to exploit the discipline. The course is designed with input from Google, Amazon, and Cisco, and in choosing modules you can elect to study for certifications from both Amazon and Cisco, as well as Microsoft. The course will prepare you to enter a range of employment roles related to the wider area of computer science. A varied and multi-specialism core curriculum will allow you to work on projects across a number of areas. This course will give you the chance to become a computer science specialist in many areas of the discipline. To develop your knowledge and understanding further you’ll also have the opportunity to complete an industrial placement between the second and third year of your course. You can choose options in areas such as: Enterprise Computing, Networking, Web, Interactive Media, Mobile, Forensics and Cyber Security, Augmented Reality, and Programming. With a focus on new and emerging technologies, the courses is designed to align to industry growth and skills requirements of graduate employers. The University has extensive links with companies such as Microsoft, CISCO, Merakai, Juniper, Google, and Amazon (as examples), as well as many others. You will find on the course that we arrange regular visits from such companies to introduce new technologies and equally to deliver guest lectures for you to attend. London campus is benefiting from a significant investment in technology and resources for students studying Cyber Security and other computer science related fields. The first year, or Foundation Year, will be delivered by our education partner Capital City Colleges Group from their Westminster Kingsway site in Soho. Students will benefit from a combined teaching program where Staffordshire University London academics will co-deliver some modular content. Learning visits to the Staffordshire University London campus during the Foundation Year are embedded within the curriculum.

Course details

Modules

Year 0 - Study Skills and Professional Development, Web Technology and Programming, Networks, Statistics and Probability, Group Project Year 1 - Software Development and Application Modelling, Digital Technologies, Networking Concepts and Cyber Security, Web Development and Operating Systems Year 2 - Commercial Computing, Databases and Data Structures, Data Science and Advanced Data Management, Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Year 3 - Emerging Technologies, Multiple Devices and User Experience, Enterprise Cloud & Distributed Web Applications, Developing the Cloud, Final Year Project


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I770
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Westminster Kingsway College (Capital City College Group)
Campus code:
E

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
77%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £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 (with a foundation year) (Staffordshire University London) at Staffordshire University - UCAS