Undergraduate prospectus

Computing, BSc Hons

Our computing degree covers essential theory and practice but also enables you to specialise in network or information systems or, if teaching’s an ambition, work towards Qualified Teacher Status.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • Students can take optional specialisms in Information Systems, Network Systems, or Qualified Teacher Status or study for a generic Computing degree
  • Provides students with detailed insight into how computer systems are designed and developed
  • Run in conjunction with BSc Hons Computer Science, so some modules are common to both
  • Students can select individual courses in various related areas, such as: digital media, information systems and business-oriented computing
  • Students use many different types of hardware and software during studies.

UCAS points

112 (view full requirements)

Course/institution codes

G404 G BSc/C

Concerned about grades?

We offer an extended degree in this subject that you can access with lower entry requirements.

Our extended degree contains a foundation year, so you can gain entry with a lower tariff.

Department

Computing & Information Systems

Location

Attendance

  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 4 years sandwich

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).

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.

The programme aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry. Our 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.

What you will 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.

Concerned about grades?

We also offer an extended degree in this subject with lower entry requirements. Our extended degrees include a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework 
  • Project.

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.

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We've got plenty of other courses for you to choose from. Browse our undergraduate prospectus or check our related courses below.

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