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What will I learn?

About this course

Computer Science at Sussex provides a rigorous professional education in computing. You can also apply for a year working in industry.

Our MComp covers the fundamental concepts of computing and their application, and includes advanced study in specialisms including artificial intelligence, digital media, IT management, and mobile systems.

You'll study in our £12 million centre for teaching in the areas of computing, robotics, electronics and mechatronics. You'll benefit from a new student-focused hub, a suite of high-spec computers and new project workspaces.

You'll graduate with deep knowledge and skills in areas that are in high demand in industry.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

MComp or BSc?

We also offer this course without the industrial placement year, as a three-year BSc, or as a four-year BSc with an industrial placement year.

About Sussex

Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.

Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.

Location

We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK's beautiful south coast.

We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.

With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Which department am I in?

Informatics

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,500.00 (US$ 27,137) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Sussex House,

Undergraduate Admissions Falmer,

Brighton,

Brighton & Hove,

BN1 9RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A-levels should include Art or a design subject. Without A-levels in these areas you will still be considered but will need to demonstrate a strong, recent background in art and design through other means. You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics with at least grade 4 (or grade C) and, if you are not offering Art or a Design subject at A-level you must also have GCSE Art or Design Technology at grade 6 (or grade B).You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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

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About University of Sussex

In the vibrant coastal city of Brighton, Sussex offers a world-class education, real-world employability and an unforgettable student experience.

  • Ranked 21st in the UK and 151th in the world (THE WUR 2022)
  • Outstanding research reputation & excellent job prospects
  • Continual investment in facilities & the student experience
  • Beautiful campus with a welcoming global community

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