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Computing Science

Students will learn how to design and develop all types of software to make computers do new things or manage tasks more efficiently.
This could include applications for mobile devices, developing websites, or programming software. This degree teaches students how to use technology to find solutions.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Computing Science

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Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Years Degree

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Pathways Available

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Students will gain an understanding of the theoretical, scientific, and mathematical components of computing. This includes:
– Algorithms for data processing and analysis
– Fundamental theory of information and computation
– Software engineering principles and practices
– Interactive entertainment and video games programming
– Mathematics that underpins computational systems

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Important
  • This course will be taught by the Dundee School of Science and Engineering

Why Study this Degree

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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