UWS Clearing 2021

Computing Science

COURSE DETAILS

AWARD:

BSc (Hons)

DURATION & STUDY MODE:

4 years full-time, 5 years full-time (sandwich), typically 6 years part-time

LOCATION:

Dumfries, Lanarkshire, Paisley

START DATE:

September 2021

UCAS CODE:

G401

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
  • Databases

Careers available in this dynamic industry include software developer or software engineer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, database designer, IT consultancy and technology sales.

This course (Paisley & Lanarkshire deliveries only) is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) as fully meeting the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional and, on behalf of the Engineering Council, as fully meeting the academic requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Part-time students must complete their studies within 6 years to gain BCS recognition.

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

Scotland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCCC (84 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths or Computing Science or equivalent 
  • 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 or Engineering – BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Computing Science
  • A levels: either BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Computer Science
  • 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

*Entry to the course at Dumfries Campus is to Year 3 only.

Further information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

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T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
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