What will I learn?

Computer Science is concerned with understanding, designing, implementing and using computing systems. These systems can range in scale and complexity from the tiny components of a single processor to the globe-spanning internet. The core concepts of computing are rooted in mathematics, logic, and engineering, such as:* what it means to compute* what can or cannot be computed* how computers work**Applications of computer science**Computer Science also concerns the practical techniques of programming computers to solve real and difficult problems. There are many links to other subjects, including:* electronics* physics* mathematics* biology* psychology* linguistics* sociologyThis intellectually-challenging subject underpins the core technologies of the 21st century and can be a route into many different career paths.

Which department am I in?

School of Informatics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£30,400.00 (US$ 40,863) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Central area campus

George Square,


Edinburgh, City Of,

EH8 9JZ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Required subjects: A Levels: two of Geography (preferred), Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics at B. GCSEs: Mathematics at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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