Discover an agile, forward-thinking approach to computer science, in an historic campus with a start-up mentality with our Computer Science BSc degree.
- A degree developed by experts in computing, data analysis, cyber security, and AI.
- A flexible programme designed to keep pace with known industry requirements and boost your employability.
- Gain the opportunity to build networks, and develop practical, transferable skills within a growing industry.
Why study Computer Science?
Our Computer Science BSc degree is designed to be agile and will be constantly adapted to meet the ever-changing challenges industry faces. This programme will set you up to be a confident problem-solver, with the creative and flexible skills needed to thrive in the fast-paced world of data and computing.
The programme is designed to ensure you get a detailed exposure to the theoretical and practical aspects of computing. Built by experts, the degree programme covers:
- cyber security
- computer programming
- cloud computing
- IT service management
- financial operations.
As part of the programme, you can also gain added qualifications associated with:
- BCS (the Chartered Institute for IT)
- ITIL® 4 (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
- TOGAF® (The Open Group Architecture Framework).
Why St Mary's?
Just 30 minutes from London, you’ll have access to the largest and fastest growing tech hotspot in Europe. Throughout your degree you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with big tech companies and build networks with industry professionals to support you in your career growth.
2022 brings with it the creation of a brand-new hub at the heart of the University’s Twickenham campus. With ultramodern technology and bright group-working spaces, you’ll be based at the centre of all the social and livings spaces our historic campus has to offer.
Our reputation for research is also growing rapidly, the majority of research submitted was found to be 4* World Leading and 3* Internationally Excellent in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework. This is reflected by some of the key partnerships within the sciences, for example the Ministry of Defence and FIFA.
We know we can offer students a great university experience: we are rated within the top ten universities in the country for student experience and in the top five for teaching quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).
New for 2023, St Mary’s has announced a full Computer Science Scholarship to help boost diversity in computing for a student joining this September.
The award covers three years tuition fee for one student, subject to the successful completion of each year of study, and is worth £27,750. The aim of the scholarship is to support a student from an underrepresented group gain the skills they need to succeed in their career. Find out more about the Scholarship.
Please note: Computer Science is subject to validation.
Dr Leanne Griffiths
Dean of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science