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Computer Science (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Computer Science, here at Aberystwyth University, covers a wide range of fundamentals - infrastructure, programming, web development, communication, technology and more.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which allows you to develop the skills needed to solve complex problems that include analysis, design, solution choice and implementation.

Skills acquired from this course are taught from cutting-edge research, in a supportive learning environment and are highly sought after by future employers - with the Integrated Industrial and Professional Training Year you will jump start your career prospects.

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four year degree scheme.

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • programming
  • computer infrastructure
  • web development
  • problems and solutions

In your second year you will discover:

  • our software development lifecycle module, which will allow you to take a role which exists in the industry ie project manager, designer etc and you will be required to produce a working software product, following best current industrial practice at every stage.
  • data structures and algorithms
  • other exciting elective modules.

In your third year, you will take part in your work placement, with the assistance of the department. By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace. You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation.

In your final year, you will undertake:

  • development processes, techniques and technologies for constructing real operational software
  • an individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you
  • a range of further electives to specialise in areas of your choice.

Employability

Our degree prepares you for a variety of careers:

  • software design
  • communications and networking
  • computer applications
  • web development
  • IT consultancy and management
  • systems analysis and development
  • computer sales and marketing
  • education.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,300per year

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

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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 113 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 54%

    73rd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    49th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    10th

    7

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