Abertay University

Computing Abertay University Degree level: Undergraduate


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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


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

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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 -

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 on of:- Computer Science, Architecture, Engineering, Geology, Applied Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Maths or Physics and I&CT
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Creative Media Production (Games Development)
Creative Media Production (Interactive Media)
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
IT (Networking and Systems Support)
IT (Software Development)
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Operations and Maintenance Engineering
Scottish Higher ABBB To include one of:- Computer Science, Maths, Architectural Technology, Human Biology, Biology, Building Construction, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Physics and ICT
HNC (BTEC) M Where 2nd year entry cannot be offered:-
Graphic Design
Interactive Media
Creative Media Production (Computer Game Animation)
Creative Media Production (Computer Game Design)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points To include one of:- Technology, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Construction Studies, Geography, Maths or Physics at S5 or H4
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3 To include one of:- Technology, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Construction Studies, Geography, Maths or Physics
Scottish HNC Pass Where 2nd year entry cannot be offered:-
HNC Interactive Media Graded unit 1 at A
HNC Computer Networking Graded unit 1 at A
HNC Information Technology Graded unit 1 at A
Scottish HND Pass Where 2nd or 3rd year entry cannot be offered:-
HND Interactive Media Graded unit 2 at A
HND Information Technology (if student has done DH34) Graded unit 2 at A
HND Computer Networking & Internet Technology Graded unit 2 at A
HND Computing: Networking Graded unit 2 at A
HND Computing: Technical Support Graded unit 2 at A

Maths at National 5/GCSE at grade C/4 required

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1,820 Year 1
International £13,800 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

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Provider information

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Abertay University
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