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Computer Science BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Prepare yourself for the challenges facing today's computer-dominated world through a theoretical and practical understanding of the science behind computers.

Course overview

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.

Throughout our course you will explore how computers work, how computer software is developed, how computers communicate with each other, and the ways in which software manipulates stores and processes data. You will work effectively in teams, working on diverse projects, which is the most important skill that employers require.

Why study this course with us?

Studying Computer Science will take you from learning practical computing skills in programming, data management, hardware and networking to understanding and developing software solutions for many of the new challenges facing today’s computer-dominated world, such as safe online shopping, computer graphics, mobile app development and artificial intelligence.

The course is taught in dedicated labs, with high specification, regularly refreshed PCs and Macs. We also provide remote access to most of the software used, and agreements with software vendors also allow you to download most of it to your own machines.

Assessment

Assessment involves a combination of assignments, group and individual project work, in-class tests, and examinations, varying in balance from module to module. Our modules have been designed to incorporate assessment of key and subject-related skills.

Job prospects

Our graduates enter a range of roles, both locally and further afield. Typical roles for students completing the programme might include software developer, web developer, and network engineer and database administrator among many others. A number of our students have entered graduate schemes at multinational companies.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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12,750per 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 : BCC - BBC

Must have one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Computing or Maths

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 110 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    2nd

    48

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