University of Greenwich

Computer Science (Data Science) University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This programme is designed for individuals wishing to pursue careers as Computer Science professionals with a specialist endorsement in Data Science.

Throughout your degree, you will develop a wide range of vital skills, but in your 2nd and 3rd years, you have the option of specialising in Data Science.

The Degree encompasses the latest developments in this exciting and fast moving subject area, to develop a theoretical understanding and practical experience of designing, constructing and modifying a wide range of systems.

Throughout the programme, students are exposed to multiple programming languages, tools, paradigms, and technologies as well as the fundamental underlying principles of the discipline

By the end of the programme students are equipped to develop and adapt their skills throughout their careers to progress and succeed with the demands of today profession.

Professional recognition

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project, as well as partial chartered engineer (CEng) status. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).


With the world increasingly dependent on computers and advanced technology, Computer Science graduates have an exceptional skill set that allows them to work in a wide array of industries performing a variety of functions.

Course details


Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Programming Foundations (15 credits)
  • Object Oriented Programming (15 credits)
  • Digital Systems (15 credits)
  • Smart Systems (15 credits)
  • Scholarly and Academic Practice (15 credits)
  • Database System Development (15 credits)
  • Logical Foundations (15 credits)
  • Analytical, Numeric and Statistical Methods (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Professional Project Management (15 credits)
  • Group Project (15 credits)
  • Web Database Systems (15 credits)
  • Computer Algorithms and Modelling (15 credits)
  • Operating Systems and Security (15 credits)
  • Intelligent Systems (15 credits)
  • Information Visualisation (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

  • Application Development (15 credits)
  • Computer Networks (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Individual Project (60 credits)
  • Information Security (15 credits)
  • Data Analytics (15 credits)
  • Big Data (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

  • Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Server Management and Security (15 credits)
  • Network Technology (15 credits)
  • Component Programming (15 credits)

Assessment method

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Project

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

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 G446
Institution code G70
Campus name University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants from a non-UK educational background: Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test. For more information, contact or +44 20 8331 8136

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and mathematics.
A level BBC

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

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS

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