Computer Science with Multimedia Aston University, Birmingham

Undergraduate

Our three year BSc Computer Science with Multimedia course combines the principles of computing with the tools and skills necessary for working with multimedia. The link between multimedia and computing science is emphasised and illustrated throughout the programme.

Media and multimedia technologies have become essential to so many aspects of modern life. Technologies become more sophisticated and the boundaries overlap, blur and disappear. New and exciting ways will be used for communication. Our Multimedia Computing programme is designed to give you insight into the secrets of multimedia technology and the skills that will enable you to develop new and creative ways of using multimedia.

As a graduate in Computer Science with Multimedia, you will be ready for a rewarding career as a technical professional. Application areas include entertainment, education, commerce, engineering, medicine and scientific research.

Multimedia is a fast growing field and experts in it are in high demand. There is a need for people with the right technical and software development skills to work hand in hand with creative designers to deliver high quality multimedia productions. Career opportunities exist in areas such as website design and development, multimedia information editing and management, the Internet and e-commerce. Potential employers include broadcast organisations, media production companies, website designers and indeed any company that maintains a significant web presence.

Key course benefits:

  • Accredited for Chartered IT Professional (CITP), the British Computer Society's Chartered qualification, this gives students the right to join the British Computer Society (BCS), the principal organisation for IT professionals in the UK

  • Computer Science at Aston is ranked 4th for Graduate Prospects in the UK in the 2018 Complete University Guide

  • Computer Science is in the Top 25 for Teaching in the 2017 National Student Survey

  • Aston Computer Science graduates go on to earn £3,000 more than the sector average, three years after graduation (LEO, 2017)

  • Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects.


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