BSc (Single Honours) Computer Science

Key information
University University of Roehampton, London
Country United Kingdom
Learning mode On-Campus
Pace Full-time
Duration 48 months
Tuition fee £9,250 (UK Students) & £14,582 (EU and International Students)
Application deadline(s) August

The University of Roehampton, London is a public university in the United Kingdom, known for its modern, lively, and friendly academic environment, and fast-growing international reputation for its quality of teaching and research. It is one of the best modern universities in London with talented and committed people. Roehampton is a competent, well-managed, and financially sound institution with a purpose, values, and a positive sense of community and tradition. It has excellent career service, innovative study support, and a first-class library to deliver a great experience while giving the best knowledge and skills from industry experts and passionate academics. Its students address real-world challenges throughout their studies to develop confidence, adaptability, and creativity that will help them prepare for their careers. The university offers a dynamic and varied undergraduate degree in Computer Science that will develop the students’ core academic and practical skills. Learners will have comprehensive knowledge in the key areas of computer science such as programming, distributed systems, algorithms, cybersecurity, GDPR, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and software development.

Likewise, learners will be exposed to computational and algorithmic thinking, data solutions, computer systems, social and ethical implications of AI, and innovative concepts. In the same way, students will develop software applications, and provide solutions to global problems through problem-based lab learning. Throughout the program duration, students will have a thorough understanding of the technological and societal requirements of computer systems, project management, coding languages including C, C++, Python, and Java, data visualization, data engineering, and data pipeline techniques. Similarly, students will acquire advanced knowledge in operational mathematics, digital literacy, disciplinary investigation, databases, and operating systems. Furthermore, learners will be given the option to continue a one-year work placement to build career skills and real-work experience, boost employability, and increase connections. Graduates may enjoy job roles including data scientist, cybersecurity analyst, software engineer, software developer, artificial intelligence engineer, and automated operations engineer.

The entry requirements for the BSc (Single Honours) Computer Science degree at the University of Roehampton, London are an online application, mathematics, computer science or technology-based subject at A level or equivalent, passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced level, vocational A level double award, a BTEC national certificate or diploma or full diploma of the international baccalaureate, English equivalency GCSE at grade C or above, Mathematics equivalency GCSE at grade C/4 or above, official transcripts and certificates, personal statement, two references, and an English language proficiency IELTS academic overall score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component or TOEFL iBT overall score of 80 with 17 in listening and writing, 18 in reading, and 20 in speaking.

The program has a full-time duration equivalent to 3 years and an additional one year if opting for a work placement year or foundation year. UK Students are required to pay a tuition fee of £9,250 while EU and International Students are required to pay £14,582. Other fees such as placement fees, books and supplies, and living expenses will be paid in addition to the tuition cost. The university offers a range of financial support and guidance including scholarships and a student hardship fund for students with financial difficulty, and free facilities and services to assist commuting students.

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