Computing Science

Course details

Campus(es)

Dumfries, Lanarkshire, Paisley

UCAS Code

G401

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

BSc (Hons)

About the course

Open up a world of opportunities in the computing sector with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Computing Science programme. You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of this industry thanks to the topics covered on this programme, which include:

  • Software development processes and technologies
  • Programming
  • Software modelling tools
  • Object-oriented analysis
  • Web service development
  • DatabasesCareers available in this dynamic industry include software developer or software engineer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, database designer, IT consultancy and technology sales.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBC or CCCC (75-84 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths or Computing
  • A levels: CD or CC (56-64 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths or Computing
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Widening Access Programme: Access to STEM BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Computing
  • A levels: either BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Computing
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Computing (must include pass in Computer Programming modules)
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Computer Science (including passes in modules containing Computer Programming and Databases) or Software Development or Computing: Software Development

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

Clearing advice sessions

We’ll be running a series of webinars to provide advice on Clearing processes, UWS course vacancies and more to help you take your next step.

Make sure you don’t miss out on these – email us for scheduling details at clearing@uws.ac.uk

Clearing 2020

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