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TEF Silver

Abertay University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Computers are everywhere. They are used in all aspects of work and life, and are constantly evolving. Regardless of your prior experience, this course will provide you with all the knowledge and skills to enter a rewarding career in the computing industry. Gain expertise with current and emerging technologies, which can be applied creatively to new and existing problem areas. Focus on practise-based learning, and master software development for multiple hardware and software platforms. Graduate with high-level, subject-specific knowledge, and practical and transferable skills which will enable you to enter the computing industry, or proceed to further study.

Course details

Modules

From September 2016, Abertay will operate a 20 credit modular system. Our modular system is designed to give you maximum flexibility during your study with us. As well as the modules that form the core of your course, many courses have optional modules that allow you to tailor your course to meet your interests and career aspirations.


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 G400
Institution code A30
Campus name Abertay Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BCC To include one of:- Computer Science, Maths, Architectural Technology, Human Biology, Biology, Building Construction, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Georgraphy and Physics

For entry into Year 2 we would look for ABB to include Computer Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Creative Media Production
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Engineering
IT

For entry into Year 2 we would look for D*DD IT (Software Development)
Scottish Higher ABBB To include one of:- Computer Science, Maths, Architectural Technology, Human Biology, Biology, Building Construction, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography and Physics - Graphic Communication is NOT a Technical subject
HNC (BTEC) D Entry into Year 2 with one of the following:-
Computing
Computing & Systems Development to include Object Oriented Programming

Entry into Year 1 with one of the following:-
Creative Media Production
Graphic Design
Interactive Media
HND (BTEC) D Entry into Year 3 with one of the following:-
Computing plus Advanced Programming or Application Development
Computing (Applications Development) plus Advanced Programming or Application Development
Computing (Data Analytics) plus Advanced Programming or Application Development
Computing (Intelligent Systems) plus Advanced Programming or Application Development
Computing (Network Engineering) plus Advanced Programming or Application Development
Computing (Software Engineering) plus Advanced Programming or Application Development

Entry into Year 2 with Computing & Systems Development to include Object Oriented Programming
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points To include one of:- Computer Science, Maths, Architectural Technology, Human Biology, Biology, Building Construction, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography and Physics at S5 or H4
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3 To include one of:- Computer Science, Maths, Architectural Technology, Human Biology, Biology, Building Construction, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography and Physics
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB Entry into Year 2 to include Computer Science
Scottish HNC Pass Entry into Year 2 with an HNC in one of the following:-
Computer Games Development - Graded Unit A
Computing - Graded Unit A plus H17X Software Development: Programme Foundations
Cyber Security - Graded Unit A

Entry into Year 1 with an HNC in one of the following:-
Computer Networking - Graded Unit A
Information Technology - Graded Unit A
Interactive Media - Graded Unit A
Scottish HND Pass Entry into Year 3 with an HND in one of the following:-
Computer Games Development - Graded Unit A plus H171 Software Development: Object Orientated Programme OR F86A Games Development: Object Orientated Programme
Computer Science - Graded Unit A plus H171 Software Development: Object Orientated Programme OR F86A Games Development: Object Orientated Programme
Computing: Software Development - Graded Unit A

Entry into Year 2 with an HND in one of the following:-
Computing: Networking - Graded Unit A plus H17X Software Development: Programme Foundations OR F86A Games Development: Object Orientated Programme
Computing: Technical Support - Graded Unit A
Information Technology - Graded Unit A plus DH34 Software DevelopmentL Event Driven Programme and H172 System Development: Object Orientation Analysis & Des

Entry into Year 1 with an HND in one of the following:-
Computer Networking & Internet Technology - Graded Unit A
Interactive Media - Graded Unit A

Maths at National 5/GCSE at grade C/4 or equivalent required - National 5 Lifeskill Maths NOT accepted in lieu of Maths

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

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/studying/undergraduate/bsc-computing/name,24754,en.php

English language requirements

We look for applicants to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual test lower than 5.5. Some degrees have higher requirements - refer to the 'entry routes' tab of each degree for more detail.

List of English Language Requirements

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/studying/informationforinternationalstudents/english-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1,820 Year 1
International £14,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

International tuition fees for the following courses are £15,500:- Computer Games Technology Computer Game Applications Development Computer Arts Ethical Hacking Game Design & Production

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Dundee
DD1 1HG


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