What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
(Any Science subject at grade C or Any Technology subject at grade C).
30 overall. English and Maths accepted within.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers95%
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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Distinguish yourself with a degree thatâ??s accredited by the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT) and won a 2013 Guardian University Award for Teaching Excellence. Be inspired by the creativity that our practical, hands-on course nurtures. Our â??learning through doingâ?? ethos means youâ??ll quickly achieve â?? several of our second year students are already publishing mobile apps for both the Apple and Android markets, including a paid app featured in the Guardian newspaper. Learn from dedicated teaching staff, who are engaged in internationally significant research, are actively creating and developing applications, and have a wealth of industry contacts. Lay strong foundations for a successful career, using our extensive industry links to secure a one-year work placement â?? giving you the vital industry experience and connections youâ??ll need when you graduate. Receive an iPad mini and over Â£300 worth of free electronic textbooks, so you can join our interactive sessions and access a host of additional resource material. Discover the many collaboration opportunities, which mirror the teamwork at the heart of the industry. In the second year, youâ??ll work in a team of developers on our integrating project, to create a complete system from concept to delivery â?? honing your professional and communication skills. Immerse yourself in the very latest technology and software â?? from Java to Microsoft to Apple â?? in our specialist laboratories, which we regularly update and refurbish. As a member of the Oracle Academy, youâ??ll also enjoy access to the most current Oracle software. Benefit from our focused and relevant research, which pushes the frontiers of computer science and means weâ??re continually updating our curriculum. The latest Research Assessment Exercise judged 100% of our research to be of international repute, with 25% of that recognised as â??world-leading valueâ??.
Modules included: Algorithms, data structures and mathematics; computer science immersive introduction; databases: analysis, design and development; principles of infrastructure; software engineering; stage 1 placement preparation; computation theory and artificial intelligence; computer science integrating project; database applications development; embedded programming, compilers, languages and grammars; object-oriented software engineering with design patterns; stage 2 placement preparation; user-centred interface design.
Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Male / Female
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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