Buckinghamshire New University

Degree level: Undergraduate

BSc (hons) Computer Science

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Course summary

If you are looking to make an impression in the fast-paced IT world, studying a degree that provides you with a strong foundation in computing and an in-depth specialised knowledge in computer science this is a great place to start. Software is an essential part in controlling computers, it can be a creative way to develop solutions to communication, financial, business, entertainment and healthcare problems. Working in the computing industry developing software is an exciting career that challenges you to use both analytical and creative skills and be at the forefront of the latest technological advances. Why study this subject? We are often asked what the difference is between our popular Software Engineering degree and our Computer Science degree? While they share many of the same key modules, computer science deals with the science behind the interaction between hardware and software systems and computational applications, with a strong emphasizes on computation theory and a wide range of subjects including coding, algorithms, machine learning, database management, and information security. If you love the idea of creating valuable new applications and software, then our BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree is perfect for you. Across the world businesses and organisations rely on complex computer-based systems, and there is an ever-increasing demand for people with the skills to update, maintain and enhance the software. It is essential for qualified professionals to be available to keep national and international economies running. This programme has been carefully designed by our industry expert academics and professional bodies to provide you with the skills and abilities needed to thrive in the fast-moving software industry. This is an exciting opportunity for you to gain a broader understanding and expertise in a range of areas, heading you towards the specialised fields like artificial intelligence, machine learning, security, or graphics from management, costing to project delivery. Gaining a solid grounding in these skills are crucial in ensuring that you graduate as a well-rounded and efficient computer scientist with the ability to approach projects in the most insightful and productive way.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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.






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Republic of Ireland

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
BSc (hons) Computer Science at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS