This part-time course has been designed to be intellectually stimulating and challenging, allowing you to flexibly learn concepts at the forefront of computing. Opportunities to undertake work-based learning are also available.
What you study
- Software Development (C#)
- Database Systems
- Software Engineering Methods
- Computer Systems
- Options: Graphics, Mobile Development, Web Development or Physical Computing
- Software Development
- Algorithms & Data Structures
- Group Project
- Physics Based Animation Advanced Web Technologies
- Software Engineering
- Parallel Systems
- Sensing Systems
- Advanced Databases or Professional Practice
- Honours Project
- Concurrent & Parallel Systems
- Data Analytics
- Computational Intelligence
- Distributed Services and Applications
This course includes the possibility of a yearlong industry work placement during your third year of study.
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.
Computing Science covers the core concepts of computing, and
you can expect to find employment in software development and engineering,
systems analysis, data analysis and numerous other opportunities in technology
Minimum year 2
Pass in a related subject with grade B in the graded unit.
SQA Advanced Higher
BBC to include Higher Computing.
AAB to include Computing.
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades DDD (Distinction, Distinction, Distinction) in a related subject.
Minimum year 3
Pass in a related subject with grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded unit(s).
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.
This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.
Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students.Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.
Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery
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