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The award
BSc

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Computer Science and Management Science at The University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburgh

Introducing BSc Computer Science and Management Science

This joint programme allows students to develop a strong background across a wide range of topics in both Computer Science and Management Science. It provides an excellent blend of technological knowledge in computer science and business skills.

What you will study

Year 1

You will be introduced to the fundamental principles of computation and programming, and you will learn how information can be represented and processed in computer systems. You will study mathematics courses in calculus and linear algebra, in addition to a course led by the Business School.

Year 2

You will cover topics in formal and natural language processing, algorithms and data structures. You will also study discrete mathematics and probability as well as two courses led by the Business School.

Year 3

Your studies will become more focused, with a choice of up to eight courses in Computer Science and Management Science together with individual practical work and a large-scale group project. You may also select one course from a different subject area.

Year 4

You will build a portfolio of between six and 10 specialised courses in Computer Science and Management Science that match your particular interests. You may also choose one course from a different subject area. In this period you will undertake an individual research project in either Computer Science or Management Science and write a dissertation.

Programme structure

Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.

To give you an idea of what you will study on this programme, we publish the latest available information. However, please note this may not be for your year of entry, but for a different academic year.

Programme structure (2017/18)

Career opportunities

Our graduates have excellent career prospects. The vast majority make direct vocational use of their qualification in the IT industry. Increasingly however, our graduates also find work in the trades, industries and professions that rely heavily on computing systems, including media, communications, finance, energy and medicine.

English language requirements

You must provide evidence that your written and spoken English is at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies.

English language tests

If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English:

  • IELTS Academic module overall 6.5 with 5.5 in each component
  • TOEFL iBT 92 or above with 20 in each section
  • Cambridge English: Advanced or Proficiency overall 176 with 162 in each component
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): Total 61 with at least 51 in each ""Communicative Skills"" section
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with a distinction in all four components

About English language requirements

SQA and GCSE

For SQA and GCSE students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher:

  • SQA National 5 Grade C
  • SQA Standard Grade 3
  • SQA Intermediate 1 Grade A
  • SQA Intermediate 2 Grade C
  • GCSE Grade C or 4
  • IB Standard Level Grade 5

Fees, costs and funding

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for BSc Computer Science and Management Science

Additional costs

None.

Funding

For more information on how much it will cost to study with us and the financial support available see our fees and funding information.

Fees and funding

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Entry requirements

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Minimum entry requirements

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International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.

Entry requirements by country

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