King's College London

Course Introduction

Gain an in'depth grasp of the field of computer'based information systems in the heart of a connected London. The first two years of the computer science degree focus on programming, computer systems, databases, software engineering and logic. The third year includes a project implementing a sophisticated piece of software.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Data structures; programming practice; programming concepts; programming applications; computer systems I; foundations of computing I. Year 2 examples: Foundations of computing II; programming language design paradigms; computer science logic; object'oriented specification and design; systems implementation; computer communications and networking. Year 3 examples: Software engineering of internet applications; science education and communication; computer graphics systems; cryptography and information security; computer architecture; geometric algorithms with applications; artificial intelligence; advanced security topics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher AAABB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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71% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 78%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 96%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 76%

Total Coursework: 19%

Total Practical: 6%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation