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BSc Computer Science and Mathematics with Industrial Experience / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

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

he School of Computer Science receives in the region of 1700 applications per year for 225 places across our undergraduate degree courses.

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

Fees for entry in 2017 have not yet been set. For entry in 2016 the tuition fees were £9,000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2017 entry.

Scholarships/sponsorships

All new UK/EU (home tuition fee) students, applying for first year entry, who achieve an A*AA (A* in maths) or equivalent will be awarded the Kilburn Entry Scholarship worth £1,000.

Well qualified international students will be considered for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships.  For further details please see  EPS International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships .

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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