Computer Science University of Birmingham

Computer Science is a dynamic discipline. What began with the curiosity of only a handful of academics has blossomed into a field with an impact on our lives that would have astonished most of the pioneers. In the past 50 years computers have contributed to numerous advances in almost every field, and Computer Science now provides the foundations for the information processing and communication systems that are at the heart of today’s world. Future changes in computing and communications technologies will depend on advances in this science and the rate of progress shows no signs of slowing down.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    October 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


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

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 B32
Campus name Main Site

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 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 D*D* plus A-level Maths at grade A.
BTEC Extended Diploma qualifications will only be considered if accompanied by A level Mathematics.
Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects 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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The Government has not finalised the legislation relating to fees for 2018/9 or for subsequent years of study. However, for 2018/19 entry the fee, which is currently £9250, is expected to rise by an amount not exceeding the rate of inflation. The fees for international students commencing their studies in 2018/19 have not yet been set. For information on current international fees (2017/18) please see: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/students/finance/fees.aspx