Bristol, University of the West of England

Computer Science (with Foundation Year) Bristol, University of the West of England Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

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Course summary

TEF Gold

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BSc(Hons) Computer Science (with Foundation Year) shows you how to analyse complex problems, then design and write programs that solve them.
This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), allowing you to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP).

Develop a solid foundation in object-oriented software development and creating algorithms and data structures. Learn from world-leading artificial intelligence (AI) experts, studying and applying AI in a range of environments. Learn how to design databases and develop cutting-edge programs - from desktop applications to enterprise systems.

Attend talks from industry professionals and apply your learning through hands-on projects that solve real-world problems. Choose a placement with an organisation that matches your specialisms and graduate ready to make your mark in an exciting industry.

A successful graduate can expect a starting salary of £26,000 to £35,000 as a software developer or engineer, depending on the industry sector.
You could become a software engineer, web and software developer, business analyst, IT project manager or an IT consultant. Sectors include computing companies, commercial organisations and scientific and industrial research laboratories.

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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 72 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 overall tariff. You must have a minimum of one A-Level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP No specific subjects required.
Access to HE Diploma No specific subjects required.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Grade C / 4 or above in English Language and Grade D / 4 or above in 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/G40F/

Fees and funding

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


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