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Computer Science and Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: GF43

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Introducing BSc Computer Science and Physics

This joint programme draws on Edinburgh's joint strength in computational physics and informatics.

You will develop a strong interdisciplinary background, covering relevant topics in both computer science and physics. You will have the chance to study topics that cross both fields, such as computational simulation of physical systems.

Accreditation

This programme is recognised by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for the purpose of eligibility for Associate Membership.

How will I learn?

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical classes.

In later years you will spend more time working on projects that involve building computer systems from scratch, developing systems.

You will also carry out experimental work, or work on more theoretical topics with guidance from your supervisor.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by coursework assignments, larger projects, and exams. Some project work will be undertaken individually and some together with other students.

You will complete a large individual project in Year 4 (or Years 4 and 5 for MInf students).

Career opportunities

Our graduates have excellent career prospects in IT industry and beyond.

They comfortably secure roles such as:

  • Software engineer
  • Hardware engineer
  • App developer
  • Web developer
  • Programmer

Increasingly, graduates have also found work as data analysts/scientists, or business analysts in the financial sector.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 28,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at A and Physics at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 110

    17th out of 49 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    195 81%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    199 86%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    43rd

    5

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