Computer Science Bristol, University of the West of England

Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

BSc(Hons) Computer Science shows you how to analyse complex problems, then design and write programs that solve them.
This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), allowing you to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP).

Develop a solid foundation in object-oriented software development and creating algorithms and data structures. Learn from world-leading artificial intelligence (AI) experts, studying and applying AI in a range of environments. Learn how to design databases and develop cutting-edge programs - from desktop applications to enterprise systems.

Attend talks from industry professionals and apply your learning through hands-on projects that solve real-world problems. Choose a placement with an organisation that matches your specialisms and graduate ready to make your mark in an exciting industry.
A successful graduate can expect a starting salary of £26,000 to £35,000 as a software developer or engineer, depending on the industry sector.

You could become a software engineer, web and software developer, business analyst, IT project manager or an IT consultant. Sectors include computing companies, commercial organisations and scientific and industrial research laboratories.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Start date

    17 September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering Council

How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code G400
Institution code B80
Campus name Frenchay Campus

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level No specific subjects required. Points from General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards the overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDM
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma; to include 30 level 3 credits at merit.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Grade C / 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme No specific subjects required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,250 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

All fees are subject to final approval.

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