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BSc (Hons)


3 years
September 2024
Foundation year available

On our challenging and practical accredited BSc (Hons) Computing course you’ll examine the application of innovative technology to solve commercial and industrial computing problems.

Why study with us

  • Our teaching is informed by research and industry practice in areas such as software engineering, human-computer interaction and cyber security.
  • A real highlight of the course is our ‘Computing Challenge’, an annual competition where you’ll work as teams to develop a new app and use it in a competitive yet supportive environment.
  • After completing your second year you can undertake a 48-week sandwich placement in industry – most are based in the UK, but there are opportunities to work abroad as well.
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What you'll do

  • No previous computing experience is required on this course. We’ll help you develop all the essential skills you need for a successful career.
  • We’ll develop your technical, business and people-oriented skills so that when you graduate, you’ll be career-ready.
  • If you’re a part-time student we’ll try to make sure that your timetabled classes are in blocks, freeing up the rest of your time for independent study, work, childcare, etc.
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Hear from our students

My university experience has been the best time of my life. Very fun and great learning, all thanks to good tutors who are very knowledgeable and treat us like adults.
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Alex Kerr
BSc (Hons) Computing


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Gain real work experience through industrial placements

You can take a one-year industrial placement during your studies to increase your employability. Most placements are UK-based, but opportunities exist for global placements.



Future careers

This qualification can open doors to a huge range of careers and enable you to make your mark in the digital revolution as it transforms every aspect of the world around us.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,575 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£17,325 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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