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Computer Science University of Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our comprehensive BSc Computer Science degree programme enables you to combine analytical knowledge and technical skills as you research and develop software solutions to real-world problems.lowing down.

At the University of Birmingham we recognise that today’s computer scientists are in high demand and have a range of expertise. We also know that at this point in time it is essential that the course you choose meets your future career aspirations, that’s why our BSc Computer Science degree offers a balance of general computer science with practical software engineering and the opportunity to tailor your degree to suit your interests and career goals so that you leave us prepared for a career in industry or research.

Our flexible three-year BSc Computer Science degree is structured to provide you with a thorough understanding of a wide range of computational systems to ensure you are equipped to meet the challenges of your individual and group projects – as well as a life and career beyond university.

The transition to University level learning can be difficult and that is why in your first year we ensure you study the key components of computer science to ensure you have a firm foundation in the principles of algorithms, AI, software engineering and relevant maths. We understand that not everyone who wants to study computer science will have exactly the same interests, that’s why from as early as your first year you will be given the chance to pursue your own interests and most importantly shape your degree to suit your future career aspirations.

Course details

Modules

A full breakdown of modules and credits are located on our website. This is accessed by clicking on the 'view course details' link towards the top of this page.


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 B32
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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA A level Mathematics grade A required. If you are taking any reformed science A levels, which include Biology, Chemistry and Physics taught from 2015, you must pass the practical element.
General Studies or Critical Thinking not accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D* plus A-level Maths at grade A.
BTEC Extended Diploma qualifications will only be considered if accompanied by A level Mathematics.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points 6, 6, 6 required at Higher Level (including 6 in Mathematics), with a minimum of 32 points overall. We also require 5 in Standard Level English.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/students/finance/fees.aspx If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be quoted on your offer letter.

Provider information

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University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT


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