University of Dundee

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computing Science

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Course summary

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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.

Course details


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.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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Course codeG400
Institution code D65
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/computing-science/#info-entry-requirements


English language requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £21950 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scot/EU students are for 2019/20. The fees for 2020/21 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2020. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2020/21 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.

Provider information

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University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN


Clearing contact details

Our vacancies and application form
Clearing Hotline

01382 386386

Course Clearing information

Additional information

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Course contact details

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Admissions Enquiries

01382 383838

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Computing Science at University of Dundee - UCAS