University of Dundee has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
You'll learn how to design and develop all types of software to make computers do new things or manage tasks more efficiently. This could include applications for mobile devices, developing websites, or programming software. This degree teaches you how to use technology to find solutions. Some examples of student projects include: tumour predictions based on MRI scans food app diary for people with learning difficulties platforms to investigate interactions with security systems You will gain an understanding of the theoretical, scientific, and mathematical components of computing. This includes: algorithms for data processing and analysis fundamental theory of information and computation software engineering principles and practices interactive entertainment and video games programming mathematics that underpins computational systems It will challenge you to understand the technical background of algorithm and software analysis. You'll need an understanding of mathematical concepts and a logical mind. As well as exploring how users interact with technology during your studies, you'll also have an opportunity to work with real users. At our dedicated User Centre, you will meet with people with varying computing capabilities. This can help you to understand how to build technology which meets people's diverse needs in fun and creative ways. You'll also learn about software development, physical computing, and data management. You'll gain a thorough understanding of a range of programming languages including Java, C++, and C# so you become a versatile and adaptable programmer.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||CCC - BBB||including mathematics and a science (computing science is recommended)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||A relevant BTEC Extended Diploma|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB - AABB||including mathematics and a science (computing science is recommended)|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||Higher Level grades 5, 5, 5 to include mathematics and a science (computing science is recommended).|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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