Computer Science and Robotics University of Bedfordshire


Computer Science covers areas from software development to artificial intelligence, and this course combines the subject with robotics. Your studies will focus on explaining what intelligence is and how intelligent machines can be built. The course shares a common first stage with related BSc degrees while providing the opportunity for specialist study in the second and third stages.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Year 1;

Introductory Programming and Modelling,
Principles of Programming,
Computer Systems Structure,
Fundamentals of Computer Studies
Year 2;

Object Oriented Programming and Software Engineering,
Security and Operating Systems,
Concepts and Technologies of AI,
Mechatronics and Robotics Modelling
Year 3;

Research Methodologies and Emerging Technologies,
Robot Navigation and Path Planning Algorithms,
Social and Professional Project Management,
Undergraduate Project

Assessment method

The majority of units are assessed through coursework, group and individual projects, portfolios, essays, presentations and exams. Presentations are usually given and assessed in a group seminar. You will also be expected to produce software/hardware artefacts in specialist units.

Constant feedback and advice from a supervisory or unit team will be provided to support you in your work.

Year 1;

Written exams = 14%
Coursework = 58%
Practical exams = 28%
Year 2;

Written exams = 36%
Coursework = 44%
Practical exams = 20%
Year 3;

Written exams = 5%
Coursework = 89%
Practical exams = 6%

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 GH46
Institution code B22
Campus name Luton Campus
Campus code D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 - 96 points
A level CCE - CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP - MMM
Access to HE Diploma 80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £11,500 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This fee will be confirmed in an offer letter from the University. The fees for 2018 are to be confirmed and the fee quoted is provisional based on the existing 2017 fee.