This practical programme focuses on software development for mobile, desktop and web platforms, with emphasis on constructing effective, efficient, robust, and maintainable solutions. Our computing degree is designed to equip you with high-level subject-specific knowledge, as well as the practical and transferable skills you need to gain a foothold in the computing industry or proceed to further advanced study. This programme is regularly reviewed to keep up-to-date with current professional technologies.
Learning and Assessment
You’ll spend between 12 and 16 hours per week in lectures, tutorials and computing lab-based practical activities. Lectures are used to present the key concepts, theories and techniques throughout the course.
Tutorials and lab-based activities increase your understanding of the subject and allow you to develop your competence and confidence in technological and theoretical work.
During the course, you’ll also participate in team-based activities, including a group project in year 3 where you’ll specify, plan and implement a software product.
Throughout the programme, there’s a mixture of coursework, project, class test and closed-book examinations.
Approximately 20% of assessment is by examination.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- Scottish Advanced Higher
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Scottish HNC
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Scottish HND
- HNC (BTEC)
- HND (BTEC)
Grades / Points
To include one of:- Computer Science, Maths, Architectural Technology, Human Biology, Biology, Building Construction, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Georgraphy and PhysicsFor entry into Year 2 we would look for ABB to include Computer Science
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
Abertay is a small, modern university based in the centre of Dundee. It is an ambitious, forward-thinking institution which offers degree programmes to prepare students for jobs of the modern world. Graduates go on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.