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Computer Science

Bangor University
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
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About this program

Computer Science

As well as learning the fundamentals of computer science and advanced programming skills, you will benefit from teaching that relates to the research interest of the academic staff. Particular specialities available during the course include computer graphics, artificial intelligence and agents and data communications. If these areas appeal to you then this is the Computer Science course for you.

Our aim is simple – we want to help you become a computer professional with the ability to keep yourself up-to-date with the rapid pace of developments in the field of computer science. After graduation with one of our computing degrees you should be able to obtain a good job in the computing industry in the UK or indeed with any of the international computing firms; or take up study for a higher degree such as a Masters Degree or PhD (both offered at Bangor).

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Admission requirements

For 2020 entry:

GCSE: grade C/4 in Maths. Typical offer is based on a minimum 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels (including 1 in a Science/Maths/ Computing/IT, excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in relevant subject (as above): MMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical / Extended Diploma: will be considered case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma is accepted
  • Access to HE in a relevant subject as listed above**: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • Key Skills are not accepted.

**Other subject areas may be considered on a case by case basis

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Imperative Programming Foundat
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Computer Architecture & OS
  • Database Systems

Semester 2

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Web Technologies
  • Database Systems

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Industrial Projects
  • Business & Enterprise Prog
  • User Experience (UX) & HCI
  • Data Structures & Algorithms

Semester 2

  • Industrial Projects
  • Business & Enterprise Prog
  • Computer Systems & Networks

Optional Modules

  • Prototyping and Fabrication (Semester 2)
  • Data Systems, Management & Eth (Semester 2)
  • AI & Game Design (Semester 2)

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Computer & Network Security
  • Computer Graphics 3 Rendering
  • Computer Vision (20cr)
  • Individual Project-Computing (30) Core

Semester 2

  • Networks & Distributed Systems
  • Computer Graphics 3 Rendering
  • Computer Vision (20cr)
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Individual Project-Computing

Optional Modules

  • New Technologies (Semester 1)
  • Pattn Recogn & Neural Networks (Semester 1)

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


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Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BSc (Hons) degree.

Career paths

The course will prepare you for a variety of careers in web application development software engineering, programming, communications and networking, computer applications, IT management, computer sales and marketing. The business and management component of this course will help you to become a project manager.

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Bangor University

Want something different? Well you have come to the right place. Bangor University is a historic University located between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park, the wonderful Irish Sea coastline, and the awe-inspiring Isle of Anglesey. What makes Bangor...

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.


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Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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