This course is offered at the Magee campus by the Faculty of Computing and Engineering. If you are interested in computer software design, how computers communicate and how they actually perform their tasks, then this course is for you. This course will equip you with a varied computer science education based upon the development and improvement of your programming skills throughout. You will also learn to apply best practice in all areas of software development. After you complete this course you will have the skills necessary to pursue a career in computing in a wide range of commercial and industrial organisations.
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|Campus name||Magee, Londonderry|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BBB||All subject areas considered. Desirable Subject Offer For those applicants offering desirable subjects at A level (Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/Software Systems Development/Computing (not IT/ICT)) one grade reduction will be applied at the time of offer. The desirable subject must be achieved at a minimum grade B. Applicants offering qualifications as an alternative to A-levels will receive the equivalent reduction when those qualifications include a significant proportion of mathematics, software development and/or physical science.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||To include a minimum of 9 unit distinctions. All subject areas considered. The Faculty of Computing and Engineering accept combinations of A Levels, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/National Extended Certificate, BTEC 90-credit Diploma/National Foundation Diploma and BTEC National Diploma. For further information on the requirements for this course please contact Faculty admissions staff by telephone on 028 9036 6305 or email email@example.com . Entry equivalences can also be viewed in the online prospectus at http://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/entrance-requirements/equivalence.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Successful completion of a Ulster University validated Access route with an overall mark of 70% to include 70% in NICATS Maths (level 2) or GCSE Mathematics grade C (or equivalent) for entry to year 1. Other Access courses considered individually, please contact admissions staff: T: +44 (0) 28 9036 6305 E: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/entrance-requirements/equivalence.|
|Scottish Higher||BBBCC||All subject areas considered.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCC||All subject areas considered.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||To include 13 at Higher Level. Grade 4 in Mathematics and English Language also required in overall profile.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||Plus English and Mathematics at Grade H6 or above (HL) or Grade O4 or above (OL) if not sitting at Higher Level is also required. All subject areas considered.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE (or equivalent) profile to include minimum of Grade C or above in Mathematics and English Language.|
English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4395||Year 1|