University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science

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Course summary

Computer Science is an exciting and ever-expanding subject that affects every area of our lives and offers you excellent employment prospects. At Kent, you’ll develop a deep understanding of computing and its applications from software engineering and network technology to computer security and artificial intelligence. Why study Computer Science at Kent:

  • You have access to our fantastic resources in ‘The Shed’, our creative makerspace
  • You can join ‘TinkerSoc’, a student-run society for those who enjoy making things
  • We give you lots of support via peer mentoring, web forums as well as study skills services to help you fulfil your potential
  • We lead cutting-edge research in cyber security, artificial intelligence and programming languages
  • Full CITP and partial CEng accreditation from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • Our graduates have excellent career prospects. Recent graduates have gone to work at companies including BT, The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, IBM and HSBC
  • Option to study with a Year in Industry (UCAS: G404)
Course details You’re taught by experts in programming languages, data science, artificial intelligence and cyber security and learn to code in several languages, starting with the Java programming language, which is widely used in industry. Building on these programming skills, you learn the principles and techniques that underpin the algorithms and systems shaping our world today. For more information, please visit our website.

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Professional bodies

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

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Computer Science at University of Kent - UCAS