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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**Ever wondered how the clever technology that we rely on gets created? Whether it's mobile apps, wearable devices, or networks that keep everything connected, someone has to create them – could you make your mark on this fast-moving industry?On this BSc (Hons) Computing degree course, you’ll learn how to turn your interest in computing into a career in this field. You’ll develop skills you'll use as a computing professional in areas such as software engineering, systems analysis, and systems design and development.**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).94% Overall student satisfaction (Unistats data on NSS, 2018)**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Develop your skills across every area of computing, such as software engineering, databases, web development, user interface design and network management- Tailor your degree to focus on the areas that match your career ambitions and interests- Get your hands on the latest tech, such as our mobile app develop lab, and usability labs that include the latest eye-tracking technology- Cover topics that'll set you apart from the crowd in the workplace, building your knowledge in specific areas of the industry such as cyber-security- Make the most of workplace trips, pop-up lectures and hack days where you'll collaborate on projects with other students and solve challenging problems- Apply your skills to real issues as part of the department’s partnership scheme with charities and organisations**Careers and opportunities**When you complete the course you can register as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).What can you do with a Computing degree?You could go on to secure a great job or graduate training placement in almost every area of computing, such as:- computer networking- database design- web development- computer programming- teaching (with Qualified Teacher Status)You could also study at MSc or PhD level, specialising in areas such as health informatics, forensic IT and networking.Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job or course that matches your aspirations and puts your new computing skills to work. You'll get help and support for up to 5 years after you leave the University.Interested in becoming a computing teacher? You can combine your computing studies with teacher training and school teaching placements. If successful, you’ll get a £9000 bursary in your final year 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

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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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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