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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Millions of people rely on sophisticated technology every day. From mobile apps that track our spending and wearable devices that measure our fitness goals, to networks like the internet and cloud computing that connect our families and workplaces. Learn to harness computing and make your mark on the lives of millions.On this BSc (Hons) Computing degree, you’ll learn how to turn your interest in computing into a career. You’ll develop skills across fundamental areas, such as software engineering, databases, web development, user interface design and network management.You'll be able to use these skills, and those you choose to specialise in, to build a career as a computing professional in any number of fast-paced industries, including finance, construction, transport, technology, health and government.**Course highlights**- Tailor your degree to match your career ambitions and interests, with optional modules such as 3D animation, ethical hacking, the Internet of Things and cryptography- Get the chance to attend workplace trips, pop-up lectures and hack days where you'll collaborate on projects with other students and solve challenging problems- Benefit from our Student Union clubs and societies, such as the IT Society, AI and Robotics Club and Gaming Society- Apply your skills to real issues through our work with charities and organisations such as Code Club, which places students in afterschool clubs to help 9-13-year-olds with their Scratch, HTML/CSS, and Python projects**Accreditation**This course is accredited by the British Computer Society, partially meeting the educational requirement for CITP.**Careers and opportunities**With 95% of our course graduates in work or further study after they graduate, it's clear that the skills you learn on this course are in line with what employers are looking for. What's more, you're likely to graduate into a market where your computing skills are highly sought after – in April 2021, more than 40,000 'open' job roles asked for related computer science skills and qualifications.If you want to push the limits of where computing can go, you could continue your studies to MSc or PhD level, specialising in areas such as health informatics, forensic IT and networking.Graduate destinationsOur graduates have worked for companies such as:- BAE Systems- Fujitsu- Barclays- Metricell- MacquarieWhat jobs you can do with a computing degree?Our graduates now work in roles including:- cognitive global market developer- field application engineer- IT business analyst- network performance developer- software developerInterested in becoming a Computer Science teacher?You can combine your computing studies with teacher training and school teaching placements by taking the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) pathway. If successful, you'll save an extra year of study, get a £9,000 bursary in your final year of study and get Qualified Teacher Status with your BSc Computing degree."My degree has helped me immensely with a job opportunity, new skills, interests and knowledge, and also much needed experience in a real-world IT environment." Daniel Evans, Computing Student

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25 January

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

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

Over 5,000 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 into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 114 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%

    74th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    65th

    37

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