What will I learn?

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.At Keele, you’ll learn the underpinning theories of software, hardware and computing techniques – and how to apply them in the real world. You’ll learn to use technology to create new opportunities and to solve a wide range of problems, benefiting every aspect of society from the home to business, government and beyond. This means your skills are likely to be in high demand when you graduate.Our teaching is informed by our cutting-edge research, and we also reflect what’s happening now in industry. Combined honours students can follow a set of modules providing a specialism in information systems, evolutionary systems, or creative computing, whilst single honours students cover all these strands. There’s a strong emphasis on programming – but don’t worry if you don’t have Maths A-level, because the course covers what you need to know. You’ll have 24/7 access to our own computing labs, based on Microsoft Windows and Linux, plus a wide range of software.Computer game development requires a deep understanding of the architecture of computer systems, a thorough knowledge of practical software engineering in multimedia contexts and a strong ability to program complex graphical applications in C++. By following the Games route through our undergraduate programme you will gain these skills and more, strengthening your CV and solidifying your understanding of high-performance computer science. You will have time to explore your interests in this area extensively, and will have the option to tailor your dissertation project to use your learning in a large project.Our excellent central location is ideal for industrial placements, with over 40 companies situated on the Keele Science Park alone. Keele enjoys high rates of graduate employment, achieving 96% graduate employability in 2017 in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey. This degree builds the essential skills which are in demand from employers looking for systems analysts, software engineers and consultants. You’ll graduate with a wide range of computing skills plus a highly developed approach to problem solving. Recent Keele graduates have gone to work for companies as diverse as Apple, BAE Systems, Barclays, Capgemini, EA Games, Experian, Microsoft and the Ministry of Defence. You’ll also have the solid grounding you’ll need to apply for postgraduate study.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (US$ 20,843) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (US$ 20,843) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have 3 APs at grade 4 or 544 OR 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) at 600 each OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests plus AP's (totalling 3) OR for courses with no subject specific requirements ACT 28. IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each subtest.

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

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About this uni

Keele University is among top 5 in TEF for its teaching and learning outcomes, and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction