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Computer Science


Ready to jump straight into the first year of your computing degree?

We’re here to help you settle into your new home. You will benefit from extra support with study skills, and you will learn how to adapt to the UK educational system.

You can choose between two degrees at the University of Plymouth. The BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree will give you hands-on experience with coding, algorithms, database and software development, cyber security, networks and social, legal and ethical aspects of IT. The BSc (Hons) Computing, Audio and Music Technology degree is focused on software development and taking a deep dive into the music industry.

Teaching will take place at the college during your first year, and at the university during your second year.


  • Two semesters


  • September


  • £16,250

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Programme Details

Location: UPIC at the University of Plymouth
Intake: September

University modules

  • Analysis and Design
  • Computer Systems
  • Cybersecurity and Networks
    You will explore networking concepts and robust cybersecurity, examining threats and issues in security design of host systems and networks.
  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms, Data Structures and Mathematics
  • Programme Introduction and Development Workshops

Stage 1 Computing Placement Preparation

If you’re planning on undertaking a placement in your final year, this module will help you in your search, preparing you for a year in industry.

UPIC Module

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)


  • Computer System Analyst
  • Data Science
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer

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Why we chose UPIC

Hear from our students about what helped them choose Plymouth, and what is so special about their experiences as a student at UPIC.

We picked UPIC!

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