BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,900
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

In the first year, students have the opportunity to study the fundamental areas of computing science. This includes operating systems, maths for computing, and computer architectures. The second year aims to build on this foundation, covering artificial intelligence, database systems and networking, with industry certification opportunities available to students for topics such as database systems, networking, and software development. Students will also have the opportunity to work on a group project in the Team Software Engineering module. In the third year, students study topics such as machine learning, Big Data, and parallel programming. Additionally, students can choose a number of optional areas of study that are of specific interest, such as autonomous mobile robotics, cloud computing, cross-platform development, or cyber security. Third-year students will also be expected to undertake a substantial individual project on a topic of interest.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit "our country" pages. EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

    Career opportunities

    This degree aims to equip graduates with the mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills required for computer and technology-related roles across a range of sectors. Recent graduates have secured roles at GCHQ and major companies including IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bloomberg, JP Morgan, and G4S. Some graduates may wish to pursue academic careers and study at postgraduate level. The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with students to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during their time at the University. As a member of alumni the university also offers one-to-one support in the first year after completing a course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual resources for the following two years.

    Campus location

    Lincoln , United Kingdom

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