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Computing BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University
Program overview
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
Fall   (English)
Fall   (English)

Program description

Computing BA (Hons)

BSc Computing is about realising your ideas – from design, to development, to deployment. You’ll learn skills identified by industry as critical to the computing sector, including computational thinking, software development, problem solving, user experience design (UX) and co-creation. These themes underpin the course, and are spotlighted in the Innovation Lab – a collaborative ideas space that reflects a professional tech studio. Here, you'll build commercial products and experiences that address a gap in the market, while receiving invaluable feedback and advice from entrepreneurs and industry specialists.

Across the course, you work to develop high-end portfolio pieces designed to showcase your talents to potential future employers or clients. You'll gain first-hand knowledge of the computing sector through specialist lectures and our industry-insight events, and enjoy support from tutors who interact regularly with the South West creative tech scene.

Admission requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate Programs.

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Program content

This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the Program document (below the main image on this page) for more information.

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Mathematics for Computing
  • CodeLab I
  • Introduction to Computing
  • The Computer Industry
  • Web Development
  • Experience Design

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • CodeLab II
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Databases
  • Software Project Management
  • Data Visualisation
  • The Responsive Web
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Devised Project I
  • Devised Project II
  • Innovation Lab I
  • Innovation Lab II
  • Cyber Security
  • Machine Learning
  • Physical Computing

Career opportunities

Careers for Computing graduates are numerous and varied, and include (among many others):

  • Software engineering
  • Web and mobile application development
  • System design and administration
  • E-commerce
  • IT consultancy
  • Digital product development
  • Start-up / incubator Programs
  • Graduate schemes in a number of IT related fields
  • Further study (Master's, Doctoral and PGCE)
  • Teacher Training (Primary Computing / Secondary Computing).

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Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a top UK university for creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University ensures that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens....

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Bath Spa University

Newton Park
BA2 9BN Bath
United Kingdom

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