Aston University, Birmingham

Computer Science with Multimedia Aston University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate


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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.

Course details


Multimedia is about conveying information as effectively as possible through the integrated use of different media. Multimedia Computing at Aston 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. You will learn new and interesting ways to combine text, still and moving images, sound and computer animation into software applications and make them accessible through the Internet, CD, DVD and broadcast media. You will also acquire knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles that underpin the presentation, representation and communication of information in its various forms for multimedia systems. You will learn new approaches to integrating computing into the environment, enabling people to interact with computers more naturally than ever before, for example when on the move.

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

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Course code G450
Institution code A80
Campus name Main Site
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 ABB - BBB including a Science or Technical Subject. GCSE grade B/5 in Mathematics, and grade C/4 in English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD including minimum 13 Distinction out of 18 Units from a relevant Science or Technical Diploma. GCSE grade B/5 in Mathematics, and grade C/4 in English.
Access to HE Diploma D: 35 credits
M: 10 credits
P: 0 credits
GCSE grade B/5 in Mathematics, and grade C/4 in English.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points with 5, 5, 5 at Higher Levels subjects.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £16,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/EU students and £2,500 for International students.

Provider information

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Aston University, Birmingham
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

Course contact details

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EAS Undergraduate Admissions

0121 204 3400

Undergraduate Admissions

0121 204 3000