Computer Science MCompu (Hons)

Newcastle University

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Course info

UCAS CODE G405
This wide-ranging degree includes a year of study at Masters level, providing you with a deep understanding across a variety of computer science topics. You can explore all of our computing specialisms in your first two years and see where your interests lie. You then continue with a broad spectrum of topics from across our full range, and will graduate with breadth and depth of knowledge. Take Masters-level modules from our MSc in Advanced Computer Science in Stage 4, and receive comprehensive ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
57th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
36th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
35th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
4 Years

Computer Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Computer Science graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Computer Science graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Computer Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
73%
Physics
37%
Computing
37%
Biology
17%
Chemistry
17%

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Latest Computer Science reviews

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14 Mar 22
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25 Feb 15

Geographic Information Science BSc (Hons)

great environment and location. Campus is clean and well kept. Close to trains station as well as a variety of...

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How Computer Science students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 24 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 50%
3 star 16%
2 star 4%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,244 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 58%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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Newcastle University
CUG ranking
36th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, alongside a reputation for academic excellence. As a founding member of the elite Russell Group, Newcastle is known for world-class, royally recognised research and innovative teaching methods covering a comprehensive portfolio of subjects. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment, as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience. The main campus is located in the centre of the city, with fast and convenient railway connections to the rest of the country. Newcastle is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is renowned for Northumberland’s miles upon miles of beaches and rugged coastline.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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