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Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time, sandwich 2018
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Computer science
Student score
73% MED
% employed or in further study
92% MED
Average graduate salary
£20.6k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

UCAS tariff points

112 UCAS points for a Level 3 qualification(s). You will also require GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above (for pre-2017 GCSEs, grade 4 equates to C grade). We will NOT accept other UK qualifications in place of GCSE English Language or GCSE Maths.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

This programme provides you with detailed insight into how computer systems are designed and developed. The programme is run in conjunction with BSc Hons Computer Science, so some modules are common to both. In addition, the broad-based approach allows a flexible learning experience as you can select individual courses in various related areas, such as digital media, information systems and business-oriented computing. This programme aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The courses have been designed in conjunction with industry and are continually monitored to make sure that they match the needs of this exciting but fast changing business; you will have the opportunity to use many different types of hardware and software during your studies. Ranking Our computer science degrees are ranked within the top 5 in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017. The aims of the programme are: To educate students in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of information systems To provide awareness of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a computing environment.


**Year 1** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Communication Systems (15 credits) * System Development (15 credits) * Scholarly and Academic Practice (15 credits) * Object Oriented Programming (15 credits) * Programming Foundations (15 credits) * Logical Foundations (15 credits) * Analytical Methods for Computing (15 credits) Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options: * Computer Systems Architectures (15 credits) * Computer Systems and Internet Technologies (15 credits) **Year 2** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Application & Web Development (15 credits) * Database Applications Technologies (15 credits) * Information Analysis (15 credits) * Systems Development Project (30 credits) * Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits) * Network and Operating Systems (15 credits) Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options: * Advanced programming (15 credits) * Distributed Interactive Application Development (15 credits) * Principles of Security (15 credits) * Information Visualisation (15 credits) **Year 3** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits) * Development Frameworks and Methods (15 credits) * Project (CIS) (60 credits) Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options: * Computing Education and Communication (30 credits) * Database Management and Administration (15 credits) * Database Engineering (15 credits) * Interaction Design (15 credits) * User Interface Design (15 credits) * Application Development for Mobile Devices (15 credits) * 3D Computer Graphics (15 credits) * Web application Development (15 credits) * Programming Distributed Components (15 credits) * Artificial Intelligence (15 credits) * Computing Education Placement (15 credits) * Software Engineering Management (15 credits)

University of Greenwich

Students on Greenwich campus

The University of Greenwich offers students a chance to study at a choice of incredible locations on London’s doorstep. With a campus on a recognised World Heritage Site and our modern facilities in the new award–winning £76 million Stockwell Street development in the heart of Greenwich, open playing fields setting in Avery Hill in Eltham and the easily commutable Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime – the University of Greenwich has many advantages. And that’s without mentioning all the teaching, programmes, diversity, buzz and employment opportunities on offer.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 76%
Student score 73% MED
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
13% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
23% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
11% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
361 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
78% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
16% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 92% MED
Average graduate salary £20.6k MED
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations


Graduates who are information technology and telecommunications professionals


Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
There are a lot of computing courses out there, and they vary a lot in content, modules and the way they work with employers, so individual courses can have very different outcomes. This is a course where you really need to get a good grade — employers really pay attention to the class of your degree and a low grade will serious hit your prospects. But you can get a job on pretty much any industry in the country with a computing degree - and organisation with an IT system and a web site needs graduates in this discipline - and many employers report difficulty in finding graduates. So most students do get jobs, and starting salaries are good, particularly in London. If you want to find out more about the prospects for a computer science course at a particular institution, it's a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do.
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