Computing is changing our world, the way we work and the way we live. To study computer science is to put yourself at the forefront of both technological and
This course examines the principles and technologies underpinning the systems that are driving this change. It provides an opportunity to learn about these directly through a combination of classroom theory and practical activities. Within this context, this degree has two main aims. The first is to provide you with a good understanding of the theory, principles and technologies of computer science. The second is to equip you with the skills to apply this knowledge and theory to a range of practical challenges.
The field of computer science offers a wealth of opportunity across a range of specialist fields. The variety of course options offered allows you to finetune
your degree, focusing on areas of interest or to meet the requirements of a favoured career.
The course offers the following modules: Year 1 - Fundamentals of design - software design methodologies - Introduction to programming - using C# - Computer Systems - how computers work, the CPU, computer logic and CISCO CCNA-RS Semester 1 - Operating Systems - theory and configuration of common OS - Core mathematics for computing Year 2 - Software Engineering - work in teams to solve realistic data processing problem - Object Oriented C++ - further programming using C++ - Database design and implementation - Using MySQL - Network Routing - follows the CISCO CCNA-RS semester 2 syllabus. - Interaction and usability - design of interactive software - Digital security - creating secure systems and networks Year 3 - Undergraduate major project - Artificial intelligence - investigations into programming techniques for Intelligent systems. For more information on the module structure, please go to http://www.cwa.ac.uk/our-courses/courses-available/course-detail/?cid=1737
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||King's Lynn campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||
80 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A-level subjects or equivalent level 3 qualification (30 level 3 grades at merit grade are required). Applicants must also have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (4 points) or above, to include English and maths.
Interview may be required.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8,490||Year 1|