BSc Computer Science University of Hull
Why study computer science at Hull
First, you gain a rock-solid grounding in computer science fundamentals.
Second, you explore specialist areas that could become your future career: software engineering, games programming, web development…
...all while using the latest industry-standard equipment and facilities.
Including 172 PCs, gigabit networking, 3D printers and laser scanners, swarm and humanoid robots, VR headsets, a 3D immersive cube, motion capture, AR and MR.
Third, you get the chance to network, make contacts and test your skills out in the real world on a year-long industry placement. Or through extracurricular opportunities from hackathons to networking events with employers.
Just like past students have for companies like BT, HP, BAE Systems, Microsoft and Virgin Media.
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Fourth, you get to choose from a huge range of modules.
From advanced programming and computational science to artificial intelligence and computer graphics.
You can even study how to start your own tech business.
And fifth, this degree is accredited to the maximum available level by the British Computer Society.
So you’ll graduate as a well-rounded chartered IT professional and a specialist with standout industry experience.
How you'll study
Throughout your degree, you’re expected to study for 1,200 hours per year. That’s based on 200 hours per 20 credit module. And it includes scheduled hours, time spent on placement and independent study. How this time is divided among each of these varies each year and depends on the course and modules you study.
6 reasons to study Computer Science at Hull
- 92% graduate employability rating†
- Spend a year in industry as part of your degree
- Gigabit networking and AR, VR and MR facilities
- Links to Microsoft, Sony and EA
- Fast-track to chartered IT professional
- One of the top 5 UK universities for research impact‡
†Percentage of students in work or further study within six months of graduating: UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018
‡Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014)
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Your future prospects
- Mobile app developer
- Software engineer
- Video games developer
- IT security specialist
- Computer systems analyst
- Web developer
A computer science degree gives you the knowledge to be part of a field that has an impact on practically every aspect of modern life. Many of our graduates go on to work for industry giants such as Sony, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Rockstar Games, Dell, Fujitsu and Capita.