Robert Gordon University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our Computer Science degree provides you with a balance of knowledge and skills to design and implement software systems to the high professional standards demanded by industry.
You will study object-oriented software design, learn systems development skills and how to apply them in practice. This will form the basis for a career as a professional software developer who can work effectively across a wide range of computing platforms.
The programme aims to provide you with a balance of knowledge and skills to design and implement software, as well as hardware systems to a professional standard. Our Computer Science degree is specifically designed to create modern software developers who can draw on their knowledge and skills to create solutions to real world problems. Students will learn to develop software across desktop, mobile, web and embedded systems and gain skills in a variety of modern programming languages. Learn to adapt to the changes and challenges that working with cutting edge technology brings, as well as design and test secure software systems, all in our custom built teaching labs. The computing industry needs confident, creative graduates with a wide, adaptable skillset, and that’s what this degree provides.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
- Engineering Council
How to apply
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||Main Site|
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
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BCC||To include English and Maths at GCSE grade 5/C or above if not held at A Level.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Must be held in a relevant subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 45 credits
P: 15 credits
|Pass 60 credits to include 45 at Level 3 at grade Merit in a Computing discipline.|
|Scottish Higher||BBBC||To include English and Maths at National 5 grade C or above if not held at Higher. Applicants who have successfully completed two Advanced Highers (or equivalent), including Computing and another numerate subject, may be eligible for entry to year 2.|
|HNC (BTEC)||P||Relevant HNC may be considered for entry.|
|HND (BTEC)||P||Relevant HND may be considered for entry.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||To include a pass in Standard Level English and Maths at grade 4 or above if not held at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3||To include English and Maths at grade O3 if not held at Higher Level.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||Accepted for entry to year 2 - must include Computing and another numerate subject.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Relevant HNC may be considered for entry.|
|Scottish HND||Pass||Relevant HND may be considered for entry.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,750 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|International||£15,040 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,750 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,750 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,750 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.