What will I learn?

**Overview**Do algorithm design, artificial intelligence and robotics excite you? On this MEng (Hons) Computer Science degree, you’ll play your part in developing the technology that will define the future. This course is shaped by the latest computer science research and input from industry professionalsYou’ll begin your studies with core computer science concepts, and cover everything from information processing to cyber security. You’ll use our multi-platform IT facilities including a networking lab, big data lab and usability lab with eye-tracking software.You’ll have the chance to go on a placement and follow past students who’ve gained industry insight at leading organisations like IBM and Airbus. If you want to start your own business, we’ll give you the support you need to be your own boss. You can also take part in a range of extracurricular activities such as fast-paced hackathons and company visits.After your course, you'll be ready to apply your knowledge and skills to start a career working with the most recent advances in computing. You could also combine your studies with teacher training to graduate with Qualified Teacher Status and receive a £9,000 bursary.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Get a thorough grounding in hardware, software and information processing- Learn from experts with career experience in computer science- Get to grips with the technical side of computer systems design and use your knowledge to find solutions to practical problems- Use the latest tech and apply your skills to real-life problems via our partnership schemes with charities and organisations- Access equipment such as our high performance computer labs, mobile app development lab and usability labs, including the latest eye-tracking technology- Build your knowledge in specialist areas of the industry such as cyber-securityMake the most of workplace trips, pop-up lectures and hack days, where you'll join forces with other computing students to collaborate on projects and solve challenging problems**Careers and opportunities**You’ll graduate with a diverse skill set that covers programming, software development and network management.What can you do with a Computer Science degree?This gives you a foundation for a career in areas such as:- software engineering- web development- computer programming- network designWhatever you decide to do, you’ll get career help, support and guidance for up to 5 years after you graduate from our Careers and Employability service."I chose to study computer science at Portsmouth because the University is well known for its high teaching standards, modern facilities and diverse culture. Applying as an international student, I was confident settling in would be pretty easy." Hassana Sadiq, Computer Science Student

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Technology

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,300.00 (US$ 25,188) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,300.00 (US$ 25,188) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have one of the following qualifications: College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests (SAT Score: 1090); GCE A-Levels (Points: 96; CCC; 322); ACT (Score: 25); Advanced Placement Test (322); High School Diploma (GPA of 3.0 or above). Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores.

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

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About University of Portsmouth

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