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Computing Science BSc

University of the West of Scotland

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Course info

UCAS CODE G401
This programme will give you a wide ranging understanding of computing.Study topics include software development processes and technologies; foundations of programming; software modelling tools; object-oriented analysis and design; databases; and web service development and applications.You have the option of taking a three month industrial placement module in Year 3. A 12-month paid sandwich placement in an industrial or commercial setting, providing practical experience to complement your ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
106th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
109th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
89th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
1 year

Information Systems

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 - 81 = 19% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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How Computer Science students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 80 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 49%
3 star 7%
2 star 3%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,210 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 51%
3 star 18%
2 star 4%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of the West of Scotland

Dudgeon House Dumfries
Dumfries & Galloway
DG1 4ZN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Dumfries  0.9 miles away

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