Computer Science London Metropolitan University

This degree course will teach you everything you need for a successful career in IT – from programming and information systems to modules in mobile applications and artificial intelligence. Taught by experts, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art computer labs as well as the opportunity to get industry experience during hands-on work placements and gain professional Java certification. On successful completion of the course, you’ll have the qualifications and knowledge to enter a wide range of careers linked to computer science. You’ll not only have the qualifications required for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP), you’ll also be entitled to apply for Membership of the British Computer Society (MBCS). Becoming a Member of the British Computer Society entitles you to put the letters MBCS after your name and gain access to networking opportunities, publications and specialist events to aid you in your career development.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Computer Hardware and Software Architectures (core, 30 credits),
Information Systems (core, 30 credits),
Logic and Mathematical Techniques (core, 30 credits), and
Programming (core, 30 credits).

Year 2 modules include:

Data Structures and Specialist Programming (core, 30 credits),
Databases (core, 15 credits),
Networks and Operating Systems (core, 30 credits),
Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law (core, 15 credits), and
Software Engineering (core, 30 credits).

Year 3 modules include:

Distributed and Internet Systems (core, 30 credits),
Formal Specification & Software Implementation (core, 30 credits),
Mobile Applications (core, 15 credits),
Project (core, 30 credits),
Artificial Intelligence (option, 15 credits),
Management Support Systems (option, 15 credits), and
Work Related Learning II (option, 15 credits).

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through coursework, exams, in-class tests and a project dissertation. You’ll also receive regular supportive feedback throughout the course.

Professional bodies

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

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

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 G402
Institution code L68
Campus name Holloway

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

International applicants

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
A level CCC Typical offer CCC (96 UCAS points from two or more A levels to include a grade C from one or more A levels from a relevant subject (eg Computer Science, Computer Studies, ICT, Maths, Further Maths, Electronics, Engineering, Statistics, Business Studies or Science). A level Applied Art and Design is acceptable.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma MMM
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. QAA accredited course required in subjects such as Business Studies, Computing, Engineering or Science with 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2.
Scottish Higher CCCCD A minimum of 96 UCAS points with at least four passes at higher level, grade C or above. One numerate subject passed at higher level.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language and Maths GCSEs at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English and Maths at standard level.

We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

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

http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/undergraduate/entry-requirements/

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

Additional fee information

Like most universities, our tuition fees for the academic year 2018–19 are currently subject to government approval under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We expect our tuition fee for students starting a new course from 1 September 2018 will be around £9,500 per year. Fees for returning students may change each year by an amount also set under the government’s regulation. The annual tuition fee for students enrolling in autumn 2018 may not be finalised until spring 2018. For further information see: londonmet.ac.uk/fees2018. Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

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