King's College London

Course Introduction

Gain an effective, comprehensive introduction to computer science in the heart of a connected London. The degree programme also comprises the study of fundamental management areas including economics, project management, marketing and human resources. Gain valuable experience of how your studies relate to the needs of real'world software engineering.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Data structures; programming practice; programming applications; computer systems I; foundations of computing I; introduction to software engineering. Year 2 examples: Database systems; operating systems and concurrency; object'oriented specification and design; software architectures and patterns; systems implementation. Year 3 examples: Year in industry. Year 4 examples: Automata and formal languages; internet systems; software measurement and testing; parallel algorithms; compression methods for multimedia; distributed systems; logical modelling; software architecture and design.

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

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher AAABB
  • GCE A-level AAB
  • 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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75% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 79%
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 89%

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

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 58
Studying 25
Studying and working 2
Unemployed 9
Unknown 7

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 54%

Total Coursework: 42%

Total Practical: 4%

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

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