Computer Science undergraduate courses summary

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Find your perfect undergraduate Computer Science or IT course, with the opportunity to become a specialist in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Networks and Software Engineering.

Our courses are designed with your future employability at the heart, ensuring that you benefit from the latest industry knowledge and technology equipment.

You can also find out more about our new course for September 2015, BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business. This new and innovative degree is employer-led and ensures you are gaining the skills and knowledge valued by our partners including IBM, Cisco Systems, Capgemini and many more.

Range of degree titles

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UCAS code Course title Course length
G402 MEng Computer Science 4 years full-time or
5 years with placement
G400 BSc (Hons) Computer Science 3 years full-time or
4 years with placement
GG47 BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)
G491 BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Networks)
GG46 BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering)
G501 BSc (Hons) Information Technology
G404 BSc (Hons) Computer Science with a year abroad 4 years including year
at partner university

Key features

The programme features:

  • a choice of Computer Science or Information Technology routes.
  • the opportunity to add a specialism to the broad base, especially in the final year.
  • an optional paid placement year.
  • a mix of academic, professional and practical work that prepares you for a career in the IT industry and for life-long learning.

Flexibility and choice

We offer a range of degree titles and other options. Although you do need to apply for a specific course through UCAS, you do not need to decide between them finally until you have had the experience to make an informed choice. The tables below shows the three main points when you make that choice for the BSc.

End of year 1 choices

Choice of route Description
Computer Science A focus on technology and software development.
or Information Technology More emphasis on the applications of computing.

Mid year 2 choices

Optional year between year 2 and final year Description
Sandwich: a four year course with your third year spent on placement in paid professional work Enhance your CV and improve your chance of a better degree.
Year abroad: a four year course with your third year spent at one of our partner universities throughout the world Broaden your international experience to get on in today's global economy.
or Full-time: a three year course Finish your degree sooner.

Pre final year choices

Choice of Degree type Degree titles Description
generalist: a broad mix of modules BSc (Hons) Computer Science Retain flexibility and keep your career options open.
BSc (Hons) Information Technology
or specialist: a specialism added to a broad base BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) Make your CV stand out if you are sure your career will be in these key areas.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Networks)
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering)

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What our
students say

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My degree from UH has allowed me to gain the valuable skills & knowledge to achieve my goal.

-Marcus Pennington, BSc (Hons) Computer Science