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Computing [with Foundation Year] [with Placement year] BSc (Hons)


What will I learn?

Gain skills in software development, networking and cyber security, with our Computing degree in Peterborough.Peterborough is a globally recognised ‘smart city’ with a gigabit network, located in Cambridgeshire, the home of ‘Silicon Fen’ a centre for high-tech companies; what better place to kick-start your career in the IT-sector than at ARU Peterborough on our Computing degree course?Our Computing degree is designed to equip you with a solid, employability-focused overview of Computer Science and prepare you for your first professional role or to continue your studies, should you so choose.You will learn and hone skills in software development, networking and cyber security. The course is designed to allow to you to keep your options open as to which part of the diverse IT industry you want to specialise in, offering the core elements of computer science and modules to support specialisation in areas including Software Development, Internet and Cloud Applications, Network Administration and Technical Support.Courses at ARU Peterborough are designed to help you become a life-long learner, ready to pivot in your career and respond to changes in this fast-moving industry. When you graduate from this course, you will have developed your powers of autonomous and analytical thinking, learned the essential skills valued by employers in the IT sector and have experienced multi-disciplinary team-working which mirrors real-world industry standards.On this course you’ll spend lots of time in our dedicated computing labs in our brand new, purpose-built university building, in the heart of Peterborough. You’ll learn on industry-standard equipment and software on a course that we co-created with regional employers, so you can be confident that you’ll graduate with the skills in-demand in the sector.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Creative and Digital Arts and Sciences (ARUP)

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 17,251) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

11 September 2023


ARU Peterborough

University House,

Bishops Road,


PE1 5BW, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have one year of a 4-year Bachelors course (a minimum of 30 credit/study hours completed) with a CGPA of 2.7. Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

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


About Anglia Ruskin University

Placing within the top 350 institutions in the world, the multicultural Anglia Ruskin University is home to students from more than 185 countries.

  • Among the top 20 universities for its teaching excellence
  • Investment of GBP 100 million in facilities
  • Study options are closely aligned to industry needs
  • Libraries open 24/7

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