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BSc (Hons) Computer Science - Full time

Goldsmiths, University of London
3-4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London
English
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Application deadline: 26 January 2022

Program description

BSc (Hons) Computer Science - Full time

Develop an in-depth understanding of the key conceptual and technological issues involved in building software systems.

This degree prepares you for a career in software engineering, and covers key technical skills such as algorithmic thinking, full-stack web development, and machine learning, as well as industry-relevant soft skills such as project management frameworks, user-centred design, and digital venture creation.

Admission requirements

We accept the following qualifications:

  • A-level: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM
  • International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655
  • Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject-specific modules
  • Scottish qualifications: BBBBC (Higher) or BBC (Advanced Higher)
  • European Baccalaureate: 75%
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H2

International qualifications

We also accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.

If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.0 with a 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5 to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for degree-level study.

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


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Program content

Year 1

Year 1 compulsory modules

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Front End Web
  • How Computers Work
  • Problem Solving for Computer Science
  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Symbolic Mathematics
  • Graphics 1
  • Computing Project 1
  • Perspectives on Capital: Cultural, Social, Financial, Critical

Year 2

Year 2 compulsory modules

  • Java for Industry
  • Algorithms 1
  • Computing Project 2
  • Dynamic Web Applications
  • Algorithms 2
  • Extended Java
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science

Optional placement year

Our degrees include an optional industrial placement year after the second year of study. You will be responsible for securing a placement, but we can support you through this process.

Although we encourage you to take the opportunity of a placement year, you can also complete your degree in three years.

Year 3 (or year 4 with placement year)

Your final year consists of compulsory and option modules (term one) and a major Computing project (terms two and three) in which you apply your new technological skills to solve real-world problems in innovative and practical ways.

Year 3 compulsory modules

  • Databases and the Web Some of the optional modules previously available on this programme have been:

Year 3 option modules

  • Neural Networks
  • Computer Security
  • Data Mining
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Physical Computing 1

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

3 years full-time; 4 years full-time with the third year spent on industrial placement; 6 years part-time

Tuition fees

  • Local students - full-time: £9250
  • Local students - part-time: £4625
  • International students - full-time: £17370

Career opportunities

Our degree programmes include an optional Industrial Placement Year between the second and third year of study. This offers you an invaluable opportunity to gain real world experience and form valuable relationships with employers.

Some of the companies students have worked at during their work placement year have recently included:

  • Deutsche Bank
  • IBM
  • Accenture
  • Stink Studios
  • Wieden and Kennedy
  • Random International

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Goldsmiths, University of London

With an academic legacy dating back to 1891, Goldsmiths has a rich heritage in the arts and creative disciplines and offers degrees in subjects from the humanities and social sciences to computing and law. Students at Goldsmiths are encouraged to...


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Goldsmiths, University of London

8 Lewisham Way
SE14 6NW London
United Kingdom

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www.gold.ac.uk

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