Computer Science (Top-up)

Undergraduate Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

This one-year top up programme is designed to provide you with a firm understanding of computer science.

Computer Science (Top-up)
Entry Tariff

240 credits. More details at bottom of page.

UCAS Code

G410

Duration

1 year (full-time)

2 years (part-time)

Start date

September 2024

Degree Type

BSc (single honours)

Modules

These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change.

Skills

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This course will prepare you to progress and excel in various roles in the software industry. You will graduate with industry-ready skills in:

      • Software development
      • Data science
      • Artificial intelligence
      • Software engineering
      • Computer systems and cyber security

Employability is embedded throughout giving you the essential skills for employment in industry.

This programme is open for all students in the UK and overseas who wish to transfer to complete the final year of an undergraduate degree, as well as students who have completed study at one of Roehampton's partner institutions.

How you'll learn

You won’t be sitting in a lecture theatre, but instead will be learning in interactive classes, working closely with your lecturers and fellow students. This includes:  

    • Working in the computer labs
    • Seminar-style workshops
    • Tutorials
    • Project-based learning
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How You'll Be Assessed 

Your assessments will be based on the real world so that you will graduate with the necessary professional skills. This includes:  

      • Portfolios of software artifacts
      • Presentations, where you’ll showcase your technical knowledge to your peers
      • Team projects, so you can get the critical experience industry is looking for 
      • Individual projects of various scales and flexibility.

Your academic tutors will be on hand to support you throughout your studies to guide you to achieve your best. 

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Career options

You’ll graduate ready for a career in the software development industry. Your future role could be:

    • Software engineer
    • Data scientist
    • Information security developer
    • DevOps engineer
    • Machine learning engineer
    • Data engineer
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Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Application Info

How to apply

Undergraduate programmes

 

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We welcome applicants with a wide range of qualifications, including BTECs, A-levels and T Levels.

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential. In some cases, we will make you a contextual offer. Contextual offers ensure that all applicants have a fair opportunity of gaining a place with us, regardless of their background. Find out more about contextual offers.

Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available on our How to apply page.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£9,250 £15,750

Specific entry requirements

240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND), a foundation degree (FdA/ FdSc) or equivalent international qualification in a relevant subject.

240 credits from years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject at a different institution.

General entry requirements

UK students

Contextual offers

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements.

Find out more  

Need help before you apply?

Course Facilities

Image -  Six dedicated computing labs 
 Conduct your studies within one of our specialised computing labs in the heart of campus, including a dedicated cyber security lab.

Six dedicated computing labs

Conduct your studies within one of our specialised computing labs in the heart of campus, including a dedicated cyber security lab.

Image -  Out of hours access 
 Access computing labs outside of scheduled teaching. Labs are open until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.

Out of hours access

Access computing labs outside of scheduled teaching. Labs are open until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.

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 Every piece of software you’ll require to complete your studies is free and available for your personal device, meaning you’ll be able to conduct your studies anywhere and anytime.

All the software you need

Every piece of software you’ll require to complete your studies is free and available for your personal device, meaning you’ll be able to conduct your studies anywhere and anytime.

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