University of Brighton Computer Science

University of Brighton Computer Science

Our Computer Science BSc(Hons) develops your understanding of software development, software-hardware interface design and artificial intelligence (AI) as you learn the processes for making applications efficient, reliable and secure.

With a focus on employability, the course allows you to tailor your studies to your career aspirations. It also offers opportunities for paid work experience so you can explore potential specialisms and put theory into practice.

Our strong links with the local digital community keep you in touch with the latest industry trends. We are the lead academic partner of the Digital Catapult Centre, which helps entrepreneurs and small businesses to bring their digital services and products to market.

If you achieve the required standard in year 2, you can choose to progress directly to the third year of the Computer Science MComp and study towards a masters-level qualification.

Entry requirements

A-levels or BTEC
Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BCC–CCC (104–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range.

We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range. If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we may still make you an offer if you have a good GCSE (or equivalent) profile or relevant non-academic achievements.

International Baccalaureate
27 points, with three subjects at Higher level.

Access to HE Diploma
Pass with 60 credits overall. Level 3 units in computing required. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.

GCSE (minimum grade 4 or grade C)
Must include English language, maths and a physical science.

Foundation degree/HND
May enable you to start the course in year 2 or 3. HNC may also count towards direct entry.