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2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BSc Computer Science (Digital & Technology Solutions) (Apprenticeship Route)

Programme code:BS-CS/DTSUCAS code:G404
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time

Total credits: 480

Entry requirements:

A-level: AAA including Mathematics or Computing, excluding General Studies.
IT or Engineering Diploma: Grade A (plus A or above in A-level Mathematics or Computing).
BTEC Extended Diploma: D*DD including a D in Further Mathematics.
IB: 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level to include 5 points in higher level Mathematics.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Computing

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Computing

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:


QAA Benchmark for Computing

Programme specification:

This programme conforms with the Digital & Technology Solutions Professional – degree apprenticeship standard.

The core academic offering provided by the School of Computing aligns directly with the School’s primary business of training specialists in computer science. It consists of a three-year BSc Computer Science curriculum, interleaving with two summer placements (after end of Year 1 and Year 2), and a one year of Industrial Placement after Level 2. All placements will be hosted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) who will provide appropriate work-based training.

The four-year programme will produce graduates with core skills in Information Systems, Systems Development, Data, Cyber Security, Business Organisation, IT Project Management, and Computer and Network Infrastructure; technical knowledge informed by School’s research; and core professional, interpersonal and business skills.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

COMP1121Databases
Pre-requisite for: COMP2121
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP1211Computer Architecture
Pre-requisite for: COMP2211
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP1212Computer Processors
Pre-requisite for: COMP2211
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP1421Fundamental Mathematical Concepts
Pre-requisite for: COMP2421;COMP2611
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP1511Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
Pre-requisite for: COMP2711;COMP3223
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP1711Procedural Programming
Pre-requisite for: COMP2931
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP1721Object Oriented Programming
Pre-requisite for: COMP2711;COMP2811;COMP2421
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP1911Professional Computing
Pre-requisite for: COMP2931
20 creditsSemester 1
COMP1921Programming Project
Pre-requisite for: COMP2931
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP8001Placement (Year 1)
Pre-requisite for: COMP8002
  credits01 Jun to 31 Aug

Discovery modules:

Students will be required to study 20 credits of discovery modules in the Enterprise and Innovation theme.


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following compoulsory modules:

COMP2211Operating Systems10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2221Networks
Pre-requisite for: COMP3211;COMP3221
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP2321Formal Languages and Finite Automata
Pre-requisite for: COMP3321
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP2421Numerical Computation
Pre-requisite for: COMP3811;COMP5880M;COMP3910
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2611Artificial Intelligence
Pre-requisite for: COMP3631
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP2711Algorithms and Data Structures I
Pre-requisite for: COMP3910;COMP3940
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2721Algorithms and Data Structures II
Pre-requisite for: COMP3910;COMP3940
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP2811User Interfaces
Pre-requisite for: COMP3811;COMP3736;COMP3222
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2912Software Engineering Principles10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2913Software Engineering Project10 creditsSemester 2
COMP8002Placement (Year 2)
Pre-requisite for: COMP8003
  credits01 Jun to 31 Aug

Optional modules:

Students will be required to study 20 credits from discovery modules in the Enterprise and Innovation theme or the following optional modules:

COMP2011Web Application Development10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2121Data Mining
Pre-requisite for: COMP3011;COMP3771
10 creditsSemester 2
COMP2921Systems Thinking10 creditsSemester 1
COMP2932Compiler Design and Construction10 creditsSemester 2

Discovery modules:


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

COMP8003Placement (Year 3)  creditsNot running until 202021


Year4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

COMP3911Secure Computing10 creditsSemester 1
COMP3932Final Project  creditsNot running until 202122

Optional modules:

Students will be required to study 70 credits from the following optional modules:

COMP3011Web Services and Web Data10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3211Distributed Systems
Pre-requisite for: COMP5850M
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP3221Parallel Computation10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3222Mobile Application Development10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3223Cryptography10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3321Programming Languages and Compilation10 creditsNot running in 201920
COMP3611Machine Learning10 creditsSemester 1
COMP3631Intelligent Systems and Robotics
Pre-requisite for: COMP5830M
20 creditsSemester 1
COMP3736Information Visualization10 creditsSemester 1
COMP3771User Adaptive Intelligent Systems10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3811Computer Graphics
Pre-requisite for: COMP5880M
10 creditsSemester 1
COMP3910Combinatorial Optimisation10 creditsSemester 2
COMP3940Graph Algorithms and Complexity Theory10 creditsSemester 1
COMP5111MBig Data Systems15 creditsSemester 2
COMP5122MData Science
Pre-requisite for: COMP5111M
15 creditsSemester 1
COMP5850MCloud Computing15 creditsSemester 2

Last updated: 09/07/2019

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