B.Sc. Computer Science

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP11200 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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University of Greenwich | London, United Kingdom
This Computer Science degree from the University of Greenwich is structured to provide you with a firm grasp of the science underpinning computer and software technologies through practical experience in developing systems using latest generation technologies. In addition, you will be assisted in developing personal and professional skills to enable you to communicate effectively and make a positive contribution in the workplace across a variety of roles and a wide range of organisations.

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This Computer Science degree from the University of Greenwich is structured to provide you with a firm grasp of the science underpinning computer and software technologies through practical experience in developing systems using latest generation technologies. In addition, you will be assisted in developing personal and professional skills to enable you to communicate effectively and make a positive contribution in the workplace across a variety of roles and a wide range of organisations. With a solid background in computer science, you will be in an excellent position to advance to more specialised fields.

Opportunities exist within the programme to take industrial examinations such as Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle and Java certifications. All students are automatically enrolled as student members of the British Computer Society, the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining standards in the profession.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with practical experience in using current generation tools and techniques
  • To familiarise you with the issues and concerns involved in computer systems development
  • To equip you to deal with the demands of working in the IT industry.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP 11200 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 9000 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
Credits 360
For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 72 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Computer Programming (30 credits)
  • Communication Systems (15 credits)
  • Computer Systems Architectures (15 credits)
  • System Development (15 credits)
  • Scholarly and Academic Practice (15 credits)
  • Logical Foundations (15 credits)
  • Analytical Methods for Computing (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Computer Algorithms and Modelling (15 credits)
  • Operating Systems (15 credits)
  • Systems Programming (15 credits)
  • Systems Development Project (30 credits)
  • Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Application & Web Development (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Smart Systems (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Advanced Programming (15 credits)
  • Computer Forensics 2 (15 credits)
  • Database Applications Technologies (15 credits)
  • Information Visualisation (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Project (CIS) (60 credits)
  • Web Application Development (15 credits)
  • Service Oriented Web Applications (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)
  • Computer Forensics 3 (30 credits)
  • Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)
  • Interaction Design (15 credits)
  • User Interface Design (15 credits)
  • Smart Systems Development (15 credits)
  • Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning (15 credits)
  • 3D Computer Graphics (15 credits)
  • Programming Distributed Components (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Server Management and Security (15 credits)
  • Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)
  • Computing Education Placement (15 credits)
  • Software Engineering Management (15 credits)

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6
CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
550

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

320 UCAS points

FROM subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications such as key skills level 2.

* Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project, as well as partial chartered engineer (CEng) status.

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