Middlesex University

Course Introduction

A computer science degree is the basis for a wide range of computer-based industry careers including roles as IT specialists, software developers and systems architects. Our course provides you with an understanding of the key principles of computer science, including computer systems design, implementation and usage, alongside the practical skills to develop programmed systems.

**Why study BSc Computer Science at Middlesex University?**

Our BSc in Computer Science will provide you with a thorough understanding of the key principles of computer science and provide you with highly sought after skills such as programming, system engineering, and project experience, which you will gain when working on both individual and group projects. We recognise the skills that employers are looking for and ensure you are equipped with the knowledge and experience to embark on a successful computer-based career.

**Course highlights**

This is a multidisciplinary course, with exciting work experience placements in Year 2

We have an outstanding student satisfaction rating of 94% (KIS, 2013)

Our computer science degree is a basis for a wide range of computer-based industry careers, putting you in an excellent position upon graduation

We are seeking BCS (British Computer Society) accreditation; you will be eligible for BCS membership retrospectively when it is awarded

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Computing and Digital Technology, SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology), Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Project. Year 1: In the first year of Computer Science, there are no modules or courses and all the activities run across various sessions during the week. Year 2: Distributed Systems and Networking (30 credits) - Compulsory, Web Applications and Databases (30 credits) - Compulsory, Software Development Projects (60 credits) - Compulsory. Year 3: Computer Science Project (30 credits) - Compulsory, Artificial Intelligence (30 credits) - Optional, Computer Graphics (30 credits) - Optional, Human Factors in Design (30 credits) - Optional, Novel Interaction Technologies (30 credits) - Optional, Quantum Information Processing, Verification, and Security (30 credits) - Optional, Social Network Analysis and Visual Analytics (30 credits) - Optional, Social, Professional and Ethical Issues in Information Systems (30 credits) - Optional, Open Source Software (30 credits) - Optional, Correctness in Computer Systems (30 credits) - Optional, History and Philosophy of Computing (30 credits) - Optional, Image Processing with MATLAB (30 credits) - Optional, Industrial Networking (30 credits) - Optional, Introduction to Ubiquitous Computing (30 credits) - Optional, Systems Engineering for Robotics (30 credits) - Optional.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 -- With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
  • TOEFL (iBT): 72.0 -- With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
  • PTE Academic: 51.0 -- With at least 51 in all components