What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades ABB including Mathematics (or ABB plus AS-Level Mathematics at grade A)
Grades AB including Mathematics, plus Highers at majority B grades
Grade B in A-Level Mathematics plus D*D* in BTEC Level 3 National Diploma
34 points with 6 5 5 at HL including HL Mathematics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers82%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Computer Science is a rapidly evolving and increasingly important field, pervasive in almost all areas of science and modern day life. Computer Science graduates are therefore in high demand across an increasingly diverse range of industries. The Computer Science course is firmly grounded in theory and practice; a strong emphasis is placed on mathematical ability, logic and programming. The course offers numerous quality placement opportunities in industry, and can be tailored to a variety of career paths via the choice of specialist modules. Computer Scientists need a diverse set of practical and theoretical skills. This course provides students with a strong foundation in the critical areas of Computer Science whilst also giving the opportunity to tailor the degree to their own strengths, interests and career aspirations via the choice of specialised modules and project work, which are taught and supervised by world leading experts.
Year 1: Areas studied include software engineering, computer systems, databases, algorithms, programming in a variety of languages, embedded systems, mathematics and logic. Year 2: Areas studied include computer graphics, mobile application development, AI methods, networks, operating systems and team projects. Optional placement year: Optional professional placement. Final year: Areas studied include optional subjects from a wide range of choices, and a computer science project.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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