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BSc (Hons)Computer Science

Northumbria University
United Kingdom, Newcastle
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Overview

BSc (Hons) Computer Science is the established route for those interested in studying a broad-based computing degree.

From day one, you will be immersed in an exciting, innovative environment where you will develop your theoretical and technical knowledge and skills which will be directly relatable to your future career.

You will study computer programming, relational databases, web development, computer networks and control systems, systems analysis, operating systems and distributed real-time systems to give you a broad knowledge of the computer science discipline. For students who want to study a particular specialism, we also offer courses in:

- Computer Science with Animation, Graphics and Vision BSc (Hons)
- Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence BSc (Hons)
- Computer Science with Games Development BSc (Hons)
- Computer Science with Web Development BSc (Hons)

Our well established BSc (Hons) Computer Science course has been accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, meaning you will graduate with a degree that is aligned to the needs of the computing industry.

Programme structure

Your course in brief

Year 1

This year you will be introduced to core computer programming concepts and languages and you will also focus on the analysis, design and building of software and begin to develop online systems.

Year 2

You will complete a variety of programming tasks, projects and assignments relating to concepts such as operating systems, computer networks and control systems, software engineering, machine learning and computer vision and developing more advanced online systems.

Year 3

You have the option to go out on industrial placement to put your skills into professional practice. You can also combine a placement with overseas study at another university or study abroad for a year.

Year 4

This year includes a large-scale challenging project, where you will design, analyse, develop and evaluate a production relating to the programme. This project will be on a topic of your choice and will encompass the skills and learning you have achieved during your study and enable you to show your knowledge and skills.

Career opportunities

This course covers a broad range of computing specialisms and will open the door to a vast range of careers within this industry.

We place a real emphasis on developing the transferable skills that will open doors to a range of careers in computer science. These include communication, analytical and problem solving skills, technical skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

As a computer science graduate job, you could enter a career in areas such as software engineering, systems analysis and design, consultancy, computer networks, database development and management, software testing, artificial intelligence, embedded systems, web development and IT management.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States