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Computer Science/Physics BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Computer Science and Physics, at Aberystwyth University, will immerse you into the fundamentals of computing and physics - the latest scientific developments and technological innovations. With a thorough grounding in the core principles of each scientific discipline, the structure of the course allows you to develop the skills needed to solve complex problems that include analysis, design, solution choice and e skills you will acquire from this course are led from cutting-edge research, within a supportive learning environment, and are highly sought after by future employers.

Overview

Why study Computer Science and Physics at Aberystwyth?

  • A degree accredited by the BCS (the Chartered Institute for IT) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which gives you a head start when you enter the competitive job market
  • Physics has been taught at Aberystwyth University since its foundation and it continues to be an innovating learning experience for all
  • Students will be able to use our facilities and equipment that contain Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers
  • Taught by lecturers who have close links with the industry and software engineering conferences
  • Our researchers in the Physics Department are currently involved with the ExoMars project 2020, which is run by the European Space Agency
  • Students on this course will have access to robotic equipment including Ardvinos, mobile robots and sailing robots.

Employability

Career prospects

Our degree prepares you for a variety of careers and fields:

  • software design
  • communications and networking
  • computer applications
  • web development
  • IT consultancy and management
  • systems analysis and development
  • computer sales and marketing
  • education
  • medical physics
  • scientific laboratory technician
  • radiation protection practician

What skills do I acquire from this degree?

Employability skills are the core values of our degree.

As part of your degree you will be required to take part in a residential weekend where you and other students will have to work in teams to solve problems.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,800per year

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

University information

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

    22nd out of 110 8

    41st out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    54th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    3rd

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    115 50%

    42nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.47 89%

    4th

    8

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