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Computer Science and Philosophy BSc (Hons)

University of St Andrews

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    GV46

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    3rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    4th

    (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    219

  • Graduate Prospects

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    91

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.27

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Computer Science - Computer Science is designed to ground you in both the theory and practice of computer science. You will learn how to program computers and how systems are organised, designed and implemented. During your studies, you will both explore the theoretical basis of computer science and develop practical skills in software engineering, including work in teams. You will be able to build a degree programme around your interests and study specialist areas such as artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, computer security, video games, data encoding, databases, and operating systems.

Philosophy - Philosophy will familiarise you with the views put forward by the principal figures of the philosophical tradition. It will also provide you with the means of rationally and independently assessing arguments. Studying Philosophy is about acquiring skills of criticism and analysis, of clear thinking and principled debate.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

AAA

Details

To include A in Mathematics as well as a pass in one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Further Mathematics, Geography, Geology, Physics or Psychology. Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

3rd

About this University

The University of St Andrews, founded in the 15th century, is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. It has established a reputation as one of the world's leading research and teaching centres over the last 600 years. Today, the university offers a flexible degree structure based on the student's choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.

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16 St Katharine's West

St Andrews

KY16 9AX

UNITED KINGDOM