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Computer Science MCompu (Hons)

University of Bath

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    G403

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    9th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    9th

    3 (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    170

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    97

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.09

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MCompu (H)

  • Start date

    30-SEP-19

Course Summary

Develop sound theoretical and practical abilities in software design, development and experimentation, to become an innovative computing professional.This course will give you the skills and knowledge necessary to apply valid computer science methods to new and emerging computing problems. These abilities are highly valued by employers.You’ll gain a solid foundation in computer science with rigorous theory and practical experience. The course combines software systems design, software development, interaction design, artificial intelligence, computational mathematics, computer graphics and vision.In the first year, you’ll learn the basics of computer science, including mathematics and programming skills, followed by more advanced and specialised units in the second and final years. In the second year, you will complete a group project with other students to design and build an interactive application. In the final year, you will choose optional units alongside an individual project that combines your interests in a specific area of computer science. You’ll regularly meet with an academic who specialises in your chosen field.If you want a more in-depth study experience, you could consider applying for our MComp Computer Science course.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

A*AB–AAA

Details

Compulsory A level subjectsAAA or A*AB including A in Mathematics.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.Alternative A level offerAAB including grade A in Mathematics plus one of the following:grade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificategrade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global PerspectivesStudents presenting with one of the above project qualifications should receive both the typical offer and the alternative.

University information

University Ranking

9th

About this University

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966. The Claverton Campus is 1 mile from the centre of the beautiful City of Bath, a World Heritage Site. International (non-UK) students account for a third of the student body and represent over 100 nationalities.

Address

Main Site

Registry

Claverton Down Road Claverton Down

Bath

BA2 7AY

UNITED KINGDOM