BSc Computer Science and Mathematics / Application and selection
Year of entry: 2023
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How to apply
Advice to applicants
Factors contributing to a successful application include:
- Past academic performance
- Predicted academic performance
- Enthusiasm for, and realistic grasp of, chosen degree programme
- Evidence of interpersonal skills and non-academic interests/achievements
Further guidance on how to apply can be found on our How to Apply webpage .
It is only possible to hold an offer for one course in the Department (Year 1 entry). Please do not apply for more than one course in the Department of Computer Science, as this will use one of your UCAS choices and will not be considered. If you wish to apply for Year 1 entry and our Integrated Foundation Year, then this would be two separate choices on your UCAS application.
Where you have mitigating circumstances, these should be reported to your education provider and relevant exam board, we cannot make further allowances.
We would normally only consider applicants who obtained the relevant qualification within the two years prior to entry. Applicants who have left education for more than two years should contact the Admissions Office to discuss their particular circumstances.
Applicants studying qualifications above RQF Level 3 will be required to achieve high grades in their most recent relevant studies, in addition to meeting our Level 3 entry requirements.
How your application is considered
Applications for deferred entry are considered equally to other applications up to the point of confirmation.
Deferred entry is granted on the discretion of admissions staff, and is normally granted for one year only and two years at the maximum in exceptional circumstances. Some English Language test results, such as IELTS or TOEFL, are only valid for two years from the test date. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
Policy for applicants who resit their qualifications
If you have re-sat individual modules to improve your grades, we will consider your application according to the standard selection process. If you are planning to re-sit the final Year 13 examinations, or have already done so, the University will consider your application, but we may require further information in order to make an informed judgment on your application.
Policy for applicants who take their examinations in more than one sitting
If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again.
Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications, or any previous registrations at the University as a student, when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.
If you are applying for a place for the same year of entry through UCAS Extra, you should provide additional evidence of your suitability for the course. If you are applying through clearing you are required to meet the clearing requirements. In both UCAS Extra and Clearing the places will be subject to availability.