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BSc in Computer Science (with integrated year in industry) (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Computer Science

Course Description

Computer Science, here at Aberystwyth University, covers a wide range of fundamentals - infrastructure, programming, web development, communication, technology and more.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which allows you to develop the skills needed to solve complex problems that include analysis, design, solution choice and implementation.

Skills acquired from this course are taught from cutting-edge research, in a supportive learning environment and are highly sought after by future employers - with the Integrated Industrial and Professional Training Year you will jump start your career prospects.

  • Employability embedded in the structure of this degree
  • Degree accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which gives you a head start when you enter the competitive job market
  • Access to dedicated Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers
  • Taught by lecturers who have close links with the industry and software engineering conferences
  • Access to robotic equipment including Arduinos, mobile robots and sailing robots

Computer Science, here at Aberystwyth University, covers a wide range of fundamentals - infrastructure, programming, web development, communication, technology and more. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which allows you to develop the skills needed to solve complex problems that include analysis, design,...

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Course Content

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • Programming
  • Computer Infrastructure
  • Web development
  • Problems + solutions

In your second year you will discover:

  • Our software development lifecycle module. This module will allow you to take a role which exists in the industry i.e. project manager, designer etc, you will be required to produce a working software product, following best current industrial practice at every stage.
  •  Data structures and algorithms
  •  Plus, other exciting elective modules

In your third year, you will be taking part in your work placement:

  • This with the assistance of the department.  By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation

In your final year, you will undertake:

  •  Development processes, techniques and technologies for constructing real operational software
  •  Individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you
  • A range of further electives to specialise in areas of your choice

In your first year you will be introduced to: Programming Computer Infrastructure Web development Problems + solutions In your second year you will discover: Our software development lifecycle module. This module will allow you to take a role which exists in the industry...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120

A Levels BBB-CCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-26

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 A Levels BBB-CCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-26 European Baccalaureate:

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practicals, projects, workshops and examinations.

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practicals, projects, workshops and examinations.