Computer Science Teesside University

Summary: This is one of the UK’s most recognised courses within the field and it is well respected by the industry. The breadth of subjects covered means that the course is relevant to a range of computing careers - from programming, mobile development and network management to systems security and artificial intelligence systems. This course gives you the chance to be taught by experienced developers and internationally recognised researchers.

Course details: This degree gives you the opportunity to choose your speciality through themes, which are based on traditional areas of computer science. You also take part in a business project - an opportunity to undertake industry-relevant development work. There are a number of subject areas to select from including: programming; networks and computer security; systems design and databases; artificial intelligence; embedded systems and software architecture.

During your degree we advertise a variety of paid placement opportunities (subject to availability). You can apply for a year-long supervised work placement between your second and final year. A placement gives you a valuable opportunity to improve your employment prospects by developing new skills and deepening your understanding of your subject. Student selection is carried out by the employers through competitive interviews and often skills tests. Placements are not compulsory but if taken, are assessed and contribute to your final degree award. Our placements team gives you help and support throughout the placement process, including guidance on applications and interviews, to help you get a placement that suits you. Our students have been placed in organisations such as Dupont, Accenture, General Electric, Nissan, HMRC, Nicander, Red Embedded, Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Thomson Reuters, Glaxo Smith Kline, GCHQ.

After the course: The range of practical, business and personal skills you develop through this course prepares you for specialist roles in the computing industry, nationally and globally. Exciting projects and work placements give you the edge, keeping you up to date with the latest technical developments and techniques.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Start date

    17 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


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Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

You attend a combination of lectures and practical sessions for each module. Lectures concentrate on teaching the principles while practical sessions allow you to put these principles into practice in purpose built labs. Throughout your practical sessions you receive feedback on your work and progress. You often work on a piece of work for several weeks building a deeper understanding of the subject as you work. The feedback you receive will help you to get the most out of your learning. In your final year you also undertake a personal project which integrates much of the work you have studied in previous years. A variety of assessment methods are used. Your assessments are designed to build on the work you undertake in class, because your learning continues through the assessment period. An in-course assessment often consists of a practical exercise and an associated report helping you to develop both technical and business skills.

Professional bodies

A professionally accredited degree provides industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

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 T20
Campus name Teesside University

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 points
Access to HE Diploma Computing/ICT/Business.
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level 96 - 112 points from Irish Highers.

GCSE English Language and maths at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onward) or equivalent.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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