Computing Science BSc (Hons)

School of Science and Engineering

Become ready for a career in Computing using cutting edge technology and world-leading design

Date of entry

September 2023

Start date
September 2023
4 years
Study mode
Full Time
Dundee City Campus

Computers affect every part of our lives. Technology is rapidly evolving, and the need for computer scientists to work across almost every industry continues to grow.

During this degree, you'll work at the cutting-edge of technology. You will develop machine learning algorithms, web applications, and multi-platform games. You'll learn how to use technology to find solutions that can change lives worldwide.

You'll become part of an exciting and innovative environment, working with real-world organisations to create applications from requirements gathering to final product. We work closely with industries on a local and international level to ensure that the topics you study are practical and relevant. You'll put this experience into practice through short-term summer work placement modules.

You'll gain an understanding of the theoretical, scientific, and mathematical components of computing. This includes:

  • algorithms for data processing and analysis
  • software engineering principles and practices
  • interactive entertainment and games programming

You'll also learn about software development, physical computing, and data management. You'll gain an understanding of various programming languages, including Java, C++, and C#.

We are members of the Amazon Web Services Academy and the GitHub Global Campus. During your degree, you will be taught by AWS Accredited Educators, GitHub Campus Experts, and Agile Scrum Masters.

Computing at Dundee is a highly respected, research-focused department with a friendly approach and award-winning teaching. During your degree, you'll have a dedicated personal adviser to guide you through your studies and a lifetime commitment to provide you with careers advice and support after graduation.

Professional accreditation

BCS, AWS, and Github Campus logos

This course is accredited by the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT professionals in the UK and abroad. The University of Dundee is a member institution of the AWS Academy, and a GitHub Campus Global Partner School.

Young Indian student Ananya Bhatt sits in a restaurant
“The Queen Mother is a wonderful place because it has so many computers and labs where you can go and work any time of the day. The whole teaching experience is also great as the teachers offer one on one help, so if you face any difficulty they are there to help you.”

Ananya Bhatt, Undergraduate Computing Student

Mutual recognition of professional qualifications following is a priority for UK professional bodies and universities. If you plan on practising outside the UK you should check with the relevant national authority on the recognition of this qualification.

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