We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses
UCAS CODE: G401

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Dumfries Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

This programme will give you a wide ranging understanding of computing.Study topics include software development processes and technologies; foundations of programming; software modelling tools; object-oriented analysis and design; databases; and web service development and applications.You have the option of taking a three month industrial placement module in Year 3. A 12-month paid sandwich placement in an industrial or commercial setting, providing practical experience to complement your academic studies, is also offered. Study abroad opportunities are available. Industry experts will share their expertise through guest lectures.Careers include software developer or software engineer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, database designer, IT consultancy and technology sales.The Honours degree is accredited by the British Computer Society4 – conditions apply, for full details see our website.Course contentThis programme will give you a wide ranging understanding of computing.Guest speakers from industry form part of the programme to further deepen your understanding of the subject. Recent speakers have included representatives from Morgan Stanley, Search Consultancy and Edge Testing.Year 1Studies include an introduction to software development processes and technologies, including the foundations of programming in a modern programming language and the development of applications.Year 2Core modules include object-oriented analysis and design. You also learn how to use modern software modelling tools and development environments. Databases are introduced, and you will learn more about how web-based and mobile applications are developed.Year 3You will enhance technical skills in web service development and applications, and the database systems that underlie many of them.Year 4 (Honours)You will study in more depth the areas which interest you and undertake a substantial individual project.Career prospectsCareers include software developer or software engineer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, database designer, IT consultancy and technology sales.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification

A level : CCD

Year 1- A levels: CCD (88 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths or Computer Science. Year 2- A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Computer Science.

VIEW MORE

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 51%

    74th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    100th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    24

Suggested courses

City, University of London
SIMILAR RANKING

Computer Science MSci

City, University of London

Computer Science league table

87
University of Southampton
MOST VIEWED

Computer Science BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

University league table

17

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!