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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you’re ready to make a career out of your interest in computer tech, then this BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree course will give you the skills and knowledge you need.You’ll examine every aspect of computing, from programming to networks, and learn to develop the computer applications that are moulding the future. You’ll be able to explore the latest boundary-pushing technology, such as artificial intelligence and robotics.Interested in becoming a Computer Science teacher? You can combine your computing studies with teacher training and school teaching placements. If successful, you’ll get a £9,000 bursary in your final year and have Qualified Teacher Status alongside your BSc Computer Science degree.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by the British Computer Society, fulfilling academic requirement for CITP (Chartered Information Technology Professional) and partially meeting academic requirement for CEng (Chartered Engineer).91% Overall student satisfaction (NSS, 2018)**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Get a thorough grounding in hardware, software and information processing- Learn from experts with career experience in computer science- Get to grips with the technical side of computer systems design and use your knowledge to find solutions to practical problems- Use the latest tech and apply your skills to real-life problems via our partnership schemes with charities and organisations- Access equipment such as our high performance computer labs, mobile app development lab and usability labs, including the latest eye-tracking technology- Build your knowledge in specialist areas of the industry such as cyber-security- Make the most of workplace trips, pop-up lectures and hack days, where you'll join forces with other computing students to collaborate on projects and solve challenging problems**Careers and opportunities**You’ll graduate with a diverse skill set that covers programming, software development and network management.What can you do with a Computer Science degree?This gives you a foundation for a career in areas such as:- software engineering- web development- computer programming- network design- teaching (with Qualified Teacher Status)Whatever you decide to do, you’ll get career help, support and guidance for up to 5 years after you graduate from our Careers and Employability service."I chose to study computer science at Portsmouth because the University is well known for its high teaching standards, modern facilities and diverse culture. Applying as an international student, I was confident settling in would be pretty easy." Hassana Sadiq, Computing Student

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,400per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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