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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

Study this Computing course at Coventry and you have the chance not only to learn core elements of computer science, but also to explore and apply what you learn, tackling contemporary issues such as ‘Big Data’ and big data analytics, while developing real products as you would in industry.Our practical approach to the teaching of computing subjects combines activity-led learning, collaborative technical projects and simulation of real world problems.Our course is constantly evolving to meet the advances of the vibrant field it represents. You’ll be taught by staff who are active in internationally-rated research in fields such as web development, pervasive computing, artificial intelligence, distributed systems and computing for the creative industries.The curriculum has been designed to produce computing specialists with skills in areas such as systems analysis and design, programming, web development, databases, mobile application development and user centred design. Throughout your studies, we will encourage you to use state-of-the-art technologies to develop an industry-relevant personal portfolio of work.By the time you graduate, you should be fully equipped to move on to your professional careers, continue your studies or move on to research.**Key Course Benefits*** Regular guest lectures from employers and researchers who specialise in different areas of computer science. In the past, these have included Npower, Vodafone and IBM.* The Annual, free to attend New Wizards event provides students with the opportunity to present their work to other students, staff and employers. From the event, past students have gained work placements and permanent jobs.* Optional modules allow you to tailor your degree in the final year to specialise in topics such as mobile application development, pervasive systems and open source software development.* Support applying for short and long-term placements with a technology company to gain the experience employers desire. Past students have worked for Microsoft UK Ltd, Intel, Accenture, and IBM, as well as a range of medium sized companies in web, media and the creative industries. These opportunities may be subject to extra costs and competitive application.* Free access to Microsoft software for study and development as part of the Microsoft Academy scheme.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BBC - BBB

to include one from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Computing or Design Technology. Excludes General Studies.

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    131 55%

    53rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    9

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