Computing, BSc Hons

This programme provides you with detailed insight into how computer systems are designed and developed. The programme is run in conjunction with BSc Hons Computer Science, so some modules are common to both. In addition, the broad-based approach allows a flexible learning experience as you can select individual courses in various related areas, such as digital media, information systems and business-oriented computing. This programme aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The courses have been designed in conjunction with industry and are continually monitored to make sure that they match the needs of this exciting but fast changing read more

Overview

Overview

This programme provides you with detailed insight into how computer systems are designed and developed. The programme is run in conjunction with BSc Hons Computer Science, so some modules are common to both. In addition, the broad-based approach allows a flexible learning experience as you can select individual courses in various related areas, such as digital media, information systems and business-oriented computing.

This programme aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The courses have been designed in conjunction with industry and are continually monitored to make sure that they match the needs of this exciting but fast changing business; you will have the opportunity to use many different types of hardware and software during your studies.

Ranking

Our computer science degrees are ranked within the top 5 in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To educate students in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of information systems
  • To provide awareness of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a computing environment.

What you'll study

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Entry requirements

Applicants from a UK educational background:

112 UCAS points from A-levels, plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and mathematics. 

Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.

In addition:

We welcome applications from mature students.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework 
  • Project.

Professional recognition

This degree has full CITP accreditation from the British Computer Society (BCS), the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining technical and ethical standards in the computing profession. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Careers

This degree opens up career opportunities in a range of areas, including programming, software development, IT support, consultancy, Internet and e-commerce applications. You could also choose to work as an independent consultant or in a consultancy team, building and supporting modern computing systems.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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