BSc (Hons) Computing Science

Our computing science degree will teach you how to design, build and analyse computer systems. Study with us and be at the forefront of the computing science industry.

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Our computing science degree course has a practical, problem solving approach.

Students will also develop a firm understanding of how computers work as well as effective computer programming. This course provides a firm foundation in the design and development of software and information systems with particular emphasis on networking, data communications, databases, computer systems, software engineering, multimedia and Human Computer Interaction (HCI).

BSc (Hons) graduates are fully accredited by the British Computer Society for the educational requirements of being a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), which is the Society’s professional member level.


We're ranked 3rd in Scotland and top 20 in the UK for Computer Science and Information Systems (The Guardian University Guide 2019).


We provide opportunities for our students to develop strong professional skills through industrial placements with local SMEs and large multi-nationals.


Our programmes are grounded on the latest developments in technology, from cyber-security to data analytics, drawing on the expertise of internationally active staff.