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BSc (Hons)
Computer Science

Course Detail

Intake Month

March & September


3 Years

Study Mode

Full-time/ Evening classroom based


Laksamana College of Business

Course Overview

Throughout our course students will explore how computers work, how computer software is developed, how computers communicate with each other, and the ways in which software manipulates, stores and processes data. We prepare students for the challenges facing today’s computer-dominated world through a theoretical and practical understanding of the science behind computers.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Entry Requirement:

To enter Year 1:

  • Minimum of 112 UCAS points
    (GCE ‘A’ level)
  • IB – 26 points
  • HNTEC Certificate
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in IT
    (overall Merit-Merit grade)
  • Foundation in IT, or equivalent

To enter Year 2:

  • Pearson Level BTEC Level 5 HND in Computing, or equivalent
  • 32nd out of 130 UK universities in the Complete University Guide 2024
  • 56th in the global Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023
  • 24th for international outlook in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

Essex BSc (Hons) Computer cience is ranked 51st in the Complete University Guide 2023.

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