University of Surrey

Computer Science University of Surrey Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why choose this course
Surrey is one of the UK's leading universities for Computer Science, with our courses ranked top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2019.

Our BSc Computer Science course will provide you with a solid foundation for designing the next generation of computational systems, as well as enabling you to analyse and resolve issues with today’s software programs.

You’ll be taught by academics at the forefront of their field and have opportunities to attend lectures from industry experts.

What you will study
Our BSc Computer Science course will develop your understanding of the concepts and principles that form the basis of computing systems.

We’ll provide you with the balance of knowledge and skills you need to design, implement and troubleshoot software and complex systems to a professional standard.

You may choose to take a Professional Training placement year, which will give you invaluable industry experience and opportunities to apply theory to real-world scenarios.

You’ll explore a wide range of topics including object-oriented programming, artificial intelligence, computer security and computational mathematics, using languages and tools such as Java, C++, Android, SQL, Python, MATLAB and assembler, and specialist hardware such as Arduino microcontrollers.

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society.

Course details

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details, to the right. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.


How to apply

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code G400
Institution code S85
Campus name Stag Hill
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Overall:
ABB

We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

Required Subjects:
Mathematics.
Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

GCSE or Equivalent:
GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade B(5).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Overall:
DDD BTEC Extended Diploma and A level Mathematics grade B

Required Subjects:
BTEC must be in a relevant subject. Also A level Mathematics grade B.

GCSE or Equivalent:
GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade B(5).
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Overall:
QAA-recognised Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 Credits including 30 at Distinction and 15 at Merit, and A-level Mathematics grade B.

Required Subjects:
Modules must be in relevant subjects. Also A level Mathematics grade B.

GCSE Equivalent:
GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade B(5).
Scottish Higher AABBB Overall:
AABBB

Required Subjects:
Mathematics.

GCSE or Equivalent:
English Language: Scottish National 5 - C
Mathematics: Scottish National 5 - C
Extended Project A Applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) will receive our standard A level offer, plus an alternate offer of one A level grade lower, subject to achieving an A grade in the EPQ. The one grade reduction will not apply to any required subjects.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE or Equivalent:
GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade B(5).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Overall:
32

Required Subjects:
HL5/SL6 in Mathematics.

GCSE or Equivalent:
English HL4/SL4 and Mathematics HL4/SL4 or Mathematics studies SL4
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB Overall:
ABB

Required Subjects:
Mathematics.

GCSE or Equivalent:
English Language: Scottish National 5 - C
Mathematics: Scottish National 5 - C
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Overall:
Pass with ABB overall from a combination of the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and two A levels. Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

Required Subjects:
A level Mathematics.

GCSE or Equivalent:
Completion of GCSE English and Mathematics equivalents within the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each element

View the other English language qualifications that we accept:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/international/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for up-to-date information on our fees for 2020/21: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/undergraduate-2020-entry

Provider information

Visit our website

University of Surrey
Guildford
GU2 7XH


Course contact details

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Admissions Services

+44(0)1483 682222