Why study computer science?
Computer Science is vital to the economy, in the UK and worldwide. From online retailing and music, to satellite navigation and computer games, intelligent computer systems affect every part of our lives.
BSc(Hons) Computer Science shows you how to analyse complex problems, design algorithms to solve them, and write programs that put these solutions into practice.
This future-facing programme enables you to combine analytical knowledge and technical skills, applying theory to practice. You’ll also develop computer systems and software solutions to tackle real-world industry problems.
Why UWE Bristol?
Bristol is recognised as a high-tech ‚super-cluster’, with over 50,000 people employed in the industry. We have strong links with many tech companies, offering work placement opportunities.
The course enables you to become a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), or Chartered Engineer (CEng). The course will equip you with scientific knowledge and skills based on the latest technologies used in the industry.
You’ll develop a solid foundation in object-oriented software development and create algorithms to manage huge volumes of data. Learn how to design and develop innovative programs, ranging from mobile apps to enterprise systems.
Where can it take me?
Professional accreditation ensures you’re ready to emerge into the professional world when you graduate. We’ll support you to use complex algorithms, implement software on state-of-the-art platforms and explore big data. You’ll follow one of three specialist pathways, focusing on AI or Smart Devices, or Computer Science as a whole.
Whichever pathway you choose, you’ll be able to tailor the content to your interests and career goals. You’ll graduate with a BSc(Hons) Computer Science degree, while specialising in an area you’re interested in. So you’ll be ready to start your career in this field, in roles ranging from software development and IT to academic research.