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Computer Science (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BCS-accredited Computer Science degree equips you with practical and theoretical computer science skills that are highly sought-after across a range of industries.Computer technology pervades almost every aspect of our modern lives - from the increasingly sophisticated electronic devices and software applications we use to the way we gather, store, process and analyse data. We are living in a powerful digital age with new technological advances on the horizon.Computer Science graduates with up-to-the-minute skills and abilities are therefore in high demand across a diverse range of industries. Our BSc in Computer Science course can equip you with the practical and theoretical skills needed to pursue the challenging and rewarding careers that exist in computing.This British Computer Society (BCS)-accredited course provides you with a strong foundation in the critical areas of computer science, with core modules in such areas as logic, programming and software engineering, while also giving you the opportunity to tailor the degree to your own strengths, interests and career aspirations through specialised optional modules covering areas like robotics and network security. You will conduct your own research project supervised by a member of our academic staff.You can choose to add additional value to your degree by taking the placement year option and spending a year on professional placement gaining work experience that could give you a competitive edge in the graduate jobs market.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,700per year

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University information

Loughborough University

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  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 113

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    150 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%


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