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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Computing - BSc (Hons)

Computing - BSc (Hons)

This course is designed to develop a grasp of the key concepts of computing, software and modern computer systems. It provides a deep understanding of the underpinning theoretical foundations of computing and computation, along with showcasing the importance of software and technology in the Digital Economy. You will also be exposed to the state-of-the art tools, methodologies and research that will shape and transform the computing and IT industry over the next decade.

The department has scored highly in the National Student Survey over the past five years, averaging between 90%-100% overall satisfaction. We are currently ranked as the top 'new' university in Wales for Computer Science in The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2014.

Graduates will find a wide variety of career opportunities in computing and information technology-related areas, such as software development, systems analysis and design and IT consultancy, with the demand for technically-skilled employees in both the private and public sector continuing to rise. 

The School has strong links with industry and key technology companies throughout the UK and Europe. All students have the opportunity to participate in research, student exchange and internship programmes.

Work Placements:
The provision of work placements as an assessed part of your academic programme of learning is so important that we provide you with the opportunity to undertake a placement as part of your second year studies. We have strong links with the computing and information technology industries and the work-placement programme is designed to enhance your future employability prospects.

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Place of Study:
Cardiff School of Management
Llandaff Campus

Course Length: Three years full-time. Four years full-time if undertaking foundation year. Five years full-time if undertaking foundation year and year long work placement.

Also available for part-time study and can take between three to six years to complete. Attendance is usually one evening and one afternoon per week over a 30 week period; please contact us for further information.

How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made online to UCAS at For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at 

International Applicants:
Before making an application, international students (those outside of the EU), should contact the International Office at Cardiff Met to discuss the necessary procedures in relation to studying with us. For further information

Tuition Fees & Additional Costs:
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Bursaries & Scholarships:
The university also offers a bursary and scholarship scheme to help students whilst at university. To see if you are eligible, visit

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