Are you interested in becoming a computer programmer, web developer or software engineer? This course will prepare you for working in the fast-moving software industry.
As we rely more on technology as a part of everyday life, there is an increasing demand for people with the skills to update, maintain and improve the software we depend on.
On this British Computer Society (BCS) accredited course, you will use your creativity and problem solving skills to learn how to apply software development principles to develop innovative solutions to real world problems.
In addition to core computing skills, you will gain experience of using a variety of programming languages and frameworks to develop technical systems. You will also explore how to design software systems so they can be easily maintained and evaluated to ensure they match user and organisational requirements.
This is one of eight undergraduate computing courses we offer at BU. As we understand that it can be difficult to know what area you’d like to specialise in, all of these courses share a common first year, giving you the time to really explore the subject before deciding on a specialism. You only need to apply for of the courses in the framework and you will have the opportunity to change your final degree title during your study with us. Take a look at all the courses here.
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Next start date:
September 2020, September 2021
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years full-time with a minimum 30-week placement or 3 years full-time. You will be enrolled onto the 4-year degree, but can opt out of the placement year
British Computer Society
All subjects considered
For September 2020 entry: 104-120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.