Bristol, University of the West of England

Computing Bristol, University of the West of England Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

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BSc(Hons) Computing teaches you how to assess practical problems and develop computer software to solve them.

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) - the IT industry’s professional body.

It fully meets the academic requirements for you to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP). It partially meets the requirements for you to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Learn hands-on techniques for programming, system design and system administration. Explore computer and network systems, web programming, software engineering and programming using C, C++ and Java.

Develop an awareness of ethical and professional issues, and learn valuable entrepreneurial skills.Gain the technical skills to design, develop, and maintain software such as internet systems, databases, computer networks and embedded systems.

Hear from visiting industry professionals and apply learning through hands-on projects that solve real-world problems. Work a placement year in an organisation related to your specialisms and graduate with the experience you need to succeed.

As a graduate, you’ll be able to analyse and model computing applications in a range of areas. Careers include software engineering, web and software development, embedded systems, systems design and administration, and secondary school teaching. There are also careers in technical support for sophisticated computing systems and their advanced applications.

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!

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Points of entry

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 (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma No specific subjects required.
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.

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.uwe.ac.uk/G400/

Fees and funding

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Bristol, University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
Frenchay
Bristol
BS16 1QY


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