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University of Salford

Computer Science with Web Development

UCAS Code: G4W1

Bachelor of Science - BSc

Entry requirements


112- 120 UCAS Tariff Points. A Level grade C in Maths (Maths with Mechanics) or a Numerate Science (Physics/Chemistry) or Computer Related Subject. Pass A Level Science Practical.

112- 120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.

Pass with 112-120 UCAS points. QAA Approved in a Computer Related Subject with level 3 Maths content.(offer FY if insufficient maths)

120 UCAS Tariff Points, Maths or a Numerate Science or Computer Related Subject.

112- 120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C or grade 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE is required. Equivalent qualifications Key Skills level 2, and Functional Skills Level 2, are also accepted.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

30 Points with 14 in Higher Level subjects, including subjects Engineering, Science or Technology

120 UCAS Tariff Points Maths or a Numerate Science or Computer Related Subject.

120 UCAS Tariff Points, Maths or a Numerate Science or Computer Related Subject.

120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*

Computer Related Subject (or Engineering or Science with distinctions in maths modules)

120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Computer Related Subject (or Engineering or Science with distinctions in maths modules)

120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.

120 UCAS Tariff Points. Maths or a Numerate Science or Computer Related Subject.

120 UCAS Tariff Points, Maths or a Numerate Science or Computer Related Subject.

UCAS Tariff

112-120

112 - 120 UCAS Tariff Points, from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects or equivalent

112- 120 UCAS Tariff Points, Maths or a Numerate Science or Computer Related Subject.

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Computer science

**Technology users expect online interactions to be usable, accessible and portable. A BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Web Development degree at Salford will equip you with the skills and knowledge ready to build a career creating quality online presence.**

Sophisticated software is delivering highly interactive web application experiences and many organisations need skilled professionals who understand online environments and can help them to keep up. This industry-designed course, provides web development knowledge and a hands-on ethos, delivered to professional standards.

Following a series of tailored modules, you’ll develop the ability to think conceptually and translate concepts into reality through technology. You’ll learn the foundations of computing, programming and web technologies. With a focus on your future, we ensure you also learn vital knowledge about cyber security and information management. With your future career in mind, we’ll encourage you to take an additional placement year to apply what you’ve learnt and develop further skills, adding ‘with professional experience’ to your BSc (Hons) degree award.

With our envious campus location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region’s thriving tech community. There will also be opportunities to enjoy extra-curricular activities through our computing society, or take part in HackManchester, which Salford won in 2018.

**Features**
- Learn programming (Java, PHP, C#.NET), web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript), Linux, networking (TCP/IP), databases (SQL) and system development

- Understand web frameworks, web APIs, test driven development, HCI/ UX, agile methodology and design patterns

- Go beyond programming web applications, and develop skills in security, penetration testing and user experience.

Modules

Year one modules may include: Database Systems, Introduction to Computers and Network Systems, Digital Media technology and Production, Introduction to Windows Programming, Professional Development and Practices, Introduction to Web Development. Year two modules may include: Client Server Systems, Network Penetration Testing, Networking and Security, Software Architectures, Software Projects with Agile Techniques, UX Engineering. Year three modules may include: Project, Advanced Web Development, Information Security Management, plus two from the following: Mobile Development, Business Management, Software Quality Management, Virtual Reality and 3D Games.

The Uni


Course location:

University of Salford

Department:

School of Computing, Science and Engineering

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

72%
med
Computer science

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Computer science

Teaching and learning

65%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
65%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
75%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

82%
Library resources
69%
IT resources
85%
Course specific equipment and facilities
63%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

86%
UK students
14%
International students
88%
Male students
12%
Female students
70%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Computer science

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
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Average annual salary
90%
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Employed or in further education
91%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

51%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
11%
Information technology technicians
6%
Science, engineering and production technicians
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

This is a newly-classified subject area for this kind of data, so we don’t currently have very much information to display or analyse yet. The subject is linked to important and growing computing industries, and over time we can expect more students to study them — there could be opportunities that open up for graduates in these subjects as the economy develops over the next few years.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Computer science

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£19k

£19k

£22k

£22k

£23k

£23k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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