Robert Gordon University

Computer Science Robert Gordon University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

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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.

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Engineering Council

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 G400
Institution code R36
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Tuition fees

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.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Robert Gordon University
Garthdee House
Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7QB


Course contact details

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Admissions Office Main

01224 262728