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BSc Computer Science and Mathematics with Industrial Experience / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
BSc
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades AAA.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects, including Mathematics.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Data not available
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
GG41
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

Choosing the Computer Science and Mathematics programme allows you to combine the study of these two disciplines, each occupying half of your studies, and explores the reliance of each on the other.

This joint honours degree programme enables you to acquire a useful combination of mathematical and computer science knowledge and skills. It covers the knowledge needed to implement mathematical models in simulations that evaluate real world situations such as stress analysis in bridges and buildings, airflow over aircraft wings, or financial modelling.

The topics studied include a number of important ideas of mathematics, including the concepts of rigorous argument, formal proof and the power of abstract formulation of problems. This is combined with the core computer science topics of programming and software engineering, together with the study of mathematical principals underpinning the foundations of computing.

You will gain not only knowledge and practical experience of the latest technologies, but also a grounding in the underlying principles of the subject. It is this combination of skills that enable our graduates to keep pace with this fast moving subject, and secure top jobs in industry and research.

The industrial experience element of the programme involves you undertaking a one year work placement in industry between the second and third years of your study at Manchester. Besides the money that you earn during this year, you also gain practical experience that can be invaluable both in your final year project and when competing for graduate jobs. Students with industrial experience not only tend to improve their final degree performance but also tend to develop clearer ideas about their future career path.

Detailed programme and course unit information is available here

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £20,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

For further information please visit The University of Manchester scholarships and bursaries page.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Computer Science
Contact name
Sophia Lewis-Martyr
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 6124
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 6204
Email
Website
http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/
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