Computer Science

The University's School of Computer Science is one of the largest of its kind in the UK, and one of the most established. It has educated thousands of students since the 1960s, laying the foundations for them to go on learning new skills throughout their careers. The school offers a wide range of courses, which blend academic excellence with vocational relevance.

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: £11,950







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 60% 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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