Computing Science

Computing Science

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

In Semesters 1-3, students from all three of our computing-related degrees (Computing Science, Software Engineering and Business Computing) take the same core modules in Computing Science. Core concepts include: Computational Thinking; Programming Using Java; Social and Professional Issues; Usability and Accessibility of Interfaces; Data Structures, Objects and Algorithms. You’ll also take two further subjects. In Semester 1, you must take a Mathematics module. Semesters 4-8 cover compulsory modules such as Computer Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Security and Networks. Optional modules include: Artificial Intelligence; Web Services; Telecommunications. Honours students work on an independent project in their final year. The choice of project topic can be motivated by a particular interest that you have, and may involve the design and development of a major piece of software, an investigation into a particular research-driven topic or the development of control software for a hardware device.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS
  • PTE
SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

Jobs directly related to your degree include: Information systems manager Data analyst IT consultant Multimedia programmer SEO specialist Systems analyst Systems developer UX analyst Web designer Web developer Application analyst Business analyst Database administrator Games developer This degree will place you at the forefront of computing in a web-based world.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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