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Course summary

Achieving an overall satisfaction score of 93.75% in the National Student Survey 2022, our Computing BSc (Hons) course is designed to help you develop your skills to enable you to enter an interesting and rewarding career. Our tutors at the University of Huddersfield aim to give you a basic understanding of all things computing, while also letting you specialise in the topics that interest you most via our range of option modules. Covering software engineering, cyber security, information technology, and web development, the course also gives you the opportunity to gain real-world experience by spending a year on an industry placement. Why study Computing BSc(Hons) at Huddersfield? On the Computing BSc(Hons), you will learn how to design and build software that is robust, reliable and attractive to use. You will cooperate with others as part of a development team, with the emphasis being on honing hands-on, practical skills in software development. You will also learn how to understand the human and social contexts of software systems, focusing on the practical side of computing. Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), this course will help set you up for future success. In the first year of your course, you'll be studying alongside students on our Computer Science and Software Engineering courses. They all share the same first year, but then move on to cover different areas in subsequent years. If you find in your first year of studies that one particular area interests you more than others, you can request to transfer between courses. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, too, offering lots of things to do and see. Top 3 Reasons to Study Computing BSc (Hons) at Huddersfield 1. Accreditation – Our Computing course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), providing an indicator of quality to you and potential employers. 2. Industry Placement – You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement in the UK or overseas, to open up your graduate employment prospects. 3. Course Satisfaction – Our Computing BSc(Hons) course achieved an overall satisfaction score of 93.75% in the National Student Survey 2022.


Alongside our option modules and the chance to complete an industry placement, the course covers: • Computing Science and Mathematics • Algorithms and Data Structures • Cyber Security.

Assessment method

You'll be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions, with a good proportion of your study time on this course spent with your tutors (either face to face or online). Assessment is varied and includes coursework, logbooks, presentations and demonstrations, as well as formal examinations. There are opportunities for group working, in addition to individual assessments. Within the second year you will take part in the Design Challenge, a team-based project that has an assessed component.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Computer Society

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry is also possible from the Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. In addition you must have GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

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
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance ( If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available ( Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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