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Computer Science (including placement year) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Ranked among the top Computer Science (and Information Systems) departments on the planet according to the QS World University Rankings (2017), our broad BSc Computer Science gives you a firm foundation in the essential skills and knowledge required by the computer industries. You study a wide range of modules, giving you great choice. Information systems make businesses run properly. Computer games create imaginary worlds. Simulation enables you to understand how things, people and countries behave. Social media, face recognition, website design, cloud computing, network security, robotics – all of these are computing. This degree is accredited by both the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the British Computer Society (BCS). These accreditations are increasingly sought by employers, and provide the first stage towards eventual professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). On the four year version of our course, you have the option to spend your third year on a placement with an external organisation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 19,670per year

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

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    114 48%

    84th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    76th

    24

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