Computer Science is a complex and wide-ranging subject, and includes the study of computation theory, the design of systems and artificial intelligence. This course shares its first stage with our other related BSc degrees to give you a foundation in the subject while providing a platform for specialist study in the second and third stages. You will concentrate on essential areas such as systems architecture and security, acquire practical programming, modelling and software development skills before focusing on a chosen specialist area for your final stage project.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
Introduction to Software Development,
Principles of Programming,
Computer Systems Structure,
Fundamentals of Computer Studies
Object Oriented Programming and Software Engineering,
Computer Security and Operating Systems,
Concepts and Technologies of Artificial Intelligence,
Systems Development and Modern Database Practices
Research Methodologies and Emerging Technologies,
Comparative Integrated Systems,
Social and Professional Project Management,
The majority of units are assessed through coursework, group and individual projects, portfolios, essays, presentations or exams. You will also produce software artefacts in the area of your specialism.
Constant feedback and advice from a supervisory or unit team will be provided to support you in your work.
Written exams = 14%
Coursework = 58%
Practical exams = 28%
Written exams = 44%
Coursework = 43%
Practical exams = 13%
Written exams = 14%
Coursework = 86%
Practical exams = 0%
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2018.
If you already have a 2018 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Luton Campus|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||80 - 96 points|
|A level||C C E - C C C|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP - MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points|
Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|International||£11,500 *||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.