School of Computer Science

Undergraduate Study

Important information for EU applicants

Following the outcome of the EU Referendum, we understand that many of our EU applicants will have questions and concerns. Birmingham has provided a list of Freqently Asked Questions, which will be updated as soon as further information becomes available. In the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll do our best to help.

NEW for 2018 - University of Birmingham Dubai

The School of Computer Science is part of an exciting new University of Birmingham Dubai campus, launching in the UAE in September, 2018. We'll be offering the BSc in Computer Science and the MSc in Computer Science, and applications are now open!

Computer Science at Birmingham, UK

We offer a variety of undergraduate degree programmes at our UK campus, in disciplines allied to computer science, software engineering, and artificial intelligence:

New modules for 2018 entry

We have an exciting new curriculum planned for 2018. Please see here for more information.

Degrees in Computing and another subject

The University also offers a BSc/MSci Mathematics and Computer Science degree, hosted by the School of Mathematics:

BSc/MSci Mathematics and Computer Science

Useful information

  • The BSc degrees are three year programmes
  • The MEng/MSci degrees are four year programmes. An MEng/MSci is an integrated Masters level qualification that provides an alternative to the traditional BSc + MSc route.
  • The BSc and MSci degrees in Computer Science are both available as a four year programme with a Year of Study Abroad
  • All of our undergraduate degrees are available with a Year in Industry
  • The school also offers an Year in Computer Science, which offers students the opportunity to take a one year break from their main degree programme to study a year in our School

Careers and Employability

Our School has strong local and national relationships with major industry players from the public and private sector, and 94% of our students go into graduate employment (DLHE Survey 2015/16). We have extensive student support services to help you refine your career options. We hold specialist careers fairs throughout the year and have a wide network of links that can help you to secure a year in industry, a placement and ultimately a graduate position. You can see what our graduates say here.

Undergraduate fees and finance

The tuition fees for 2018 entry have been set at:

£9,250 for UK/EU students
£20,280 for International students

Further information on undergraduate fees and finance

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