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Applied Computing (Human Computer Interaction) BSc (Hons)

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You'll learn how to design and develop all types of software to make computers do new things or manage tasks more efficiently.This could include applications for mobile devices, developing websites, or programming software. This degree teaches you how to use technology to find solutions. Some examples of student projects include:databases to analyse care providerseducational games for young peopleverification tools to help interpret attacks on cyber securityYou will gain an understanding of the theoretical and scientific components of computing. This includes: algorithms for data processing and analysisfundamental theory of information and computationsoftware engineering principles and practicesinteractive entertainment and video games programmingAs well as exploring how users interact with technology during your studies, you'll also have an opportunity to work with real users. At our dedicated User Centre, you will meet with people with varying computing capabilities. This can help you to understand how to build technology which meets people's diverse needs in fun and creative ways.You'll also learn about software development, physical computing, and data management. You'll gain a thorough understanding of a range of programming languages including Java, C++, and C# so you become a versatile and adaptable programmer.Although similar to our Applied Computing degree, this course contains less computer programming. In your first year, you will study a combination of Level 1 and 2 modules. The following two years are the same as Level 3 and 4 of Applied Computing.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per year

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A level : ABB

including two science subjects, plus GCSE mathematics at C is recommended.

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    160 67%

    22nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    57th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    18th

    3

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