Computer Science

One of the largest and best established in the country, our School of Computer Science offers software development, artificial intelligence and robotics, networking and security, software engineering, business applications, IT strategy and management.


You’ll learn from experts, as many of our highly qualified and supportive team have experience of applying advanced technology in the real world. Our strong links with business will also give you opportunities to work with industry leaders on placements at companies such as Accenture, Apple, Microsoft or GlaxoSmithKline.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Networks)

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering)

BSc (Hons) Information Technology


Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies


Two semesters: £12,500







Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Stage 1: University Foundation


Semester one
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Mathematics 1
  • Business Studies
Semester two
  • Mathematics 2
  • Mass Communications
  • Programming
  • Statistics

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 50% with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Computer Science

HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during integrated first year degree


Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study 4 modules worth 30 credits each, totalling 120 credits

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with minimum 85% attendance required.


Employment & career options

Previous graduates have gone to work in a variety of roles both at management level and at the technical level with companies such as Accenture, Sun Microsystems, Cisco CCNA, Oracle OCA, IBM, Xerox,Yell.

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