BEng Computer Systems Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades A*AA including A* in mathematics.

Typical contextual A-level offer
Grades AAA including Mathematics.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects, including 7 in Mathematics.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

For this programme of study we will accept: Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches only.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

The Department of Computer Science receives in the region of 3000 applications per year for 300 places across our undergraduate degree courses.

How to apply

Apply through UCAS

This course is now closed to applications for 2021 entry. However, we may still consider your application if you meet our contextual data criteria.  We use contextual data alongside your undergraduate application in order to build up a full and rounded view of your achievement and potential.  Please use our online tool to check your eligibility.  If your `overall result¿ is WP or WP Plus then you may submit an application.  Please note that applications will still be considered against our published entry requirements and would not be guaranteed an offer.  Applications from those who are not flagged as WP will not be considered and will be withdrawn.  

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Course overview

  • A broad and flexible course that provides the freedom to choose from an extremely wide range of Computer Science topics
  • Equips students with skills that are in high demand from industry
  • World's first stored-program computer developed here in 1948
Computer Science @ The University of Manchester

Open days

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Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


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Contact details

Department of Computer Science
Contact name
Undergraduate Admissions Officer
+44 (0)161 543 4017
School/Faculty overview

The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way.  Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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